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DeForest McDuff, Ph.D., Vice President, Quant Economics, Inc. to Speak at KC’s How to Prove Reasonable Royalty in Patent Damages Live Webcast

New York, NY, January 26, 2013 --( The Knowledge Group/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series, the leading producer of regulatory focused webcasts, has announced today that DeForest McDuff, Ph.D., Vice President, Quant Economics, Inc., will speak at a two-hour webcast entitled “How to Prove Reasonable Royalty in Patent Damages LIVE Webcast.” This event is scheduled for June 4, 2013 from 12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. (ET).

About DeForest McDuff, Ph.D.

DeForest McDuff, Ph.D. is an expert in economics, finance, and statistics and applies his skills to economic damages analysis and expert witness services. Dr. McDuff has expertise in the economics of intellectual property and technology, and his work focuses on analyses relating to lost profits, reasonable royalty, unjust enrichment, unfair competition, commercial success, long-felt need and irreparable harm. Dr. McDuff has provided economic consulting services in a variety of projects, relating to pharmaceuticals, biotechnology, diagnostics, medical devices, semiconductors, computers, software, and telecommunications.

Dr. McDuff earned his B.A. in economics and B.S. in mathematics from the University of Maryland at College Park, and his M.A. and Ph.D. in economics from Princeton University. While at Princeton, he was awarded a National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship to fund his academic research. Prior to joining Quant Economics, Dr. McDuff was a trading analyst for JP Morgan Chase.

About Quant Economics, Inc.

Quant Economics is a professional services firm that leverages economics, finance, and statistics for strategic decision making, economic damages analysis, and expert witness services. The firm solves challenging problems with intense scrutiny, innovative research, and precise analysis—always maintaining core integrity and creativity. The Quant Economics team consists of talented individuals with a shared commitment to research and analysis that consistently produce reliable results. Quant professionals possess a rare combination of exceptional analytical skills and superior quantitative training. They apply these talents to each and every project the firm conducts. Quant Economics provides economic consulting services in intellectual property, competition, labor, and finance. For more information about DeForest McDuff, Ph.D. and Quant Economics, Inc., please visit

Event Synopsis:

This webcast is designed for attorneys, in-house counsels and other professionals involved with patent transactions and patent litigation and will provide fundamental information on how to successfully prove reasonable royalty in patent damages.

The panel of key thought leaders and practitioners will present their findings and best practices in calculating reasonable royalty and will also discuss the following:

• Decisions on recent patent damages cases and their impact to the industry
• Analysis and usage of Georgia-Pacific and Entire Market Value Rule
• Examining 3-key elements impacted by the recent Federal Circuit rulings, namely:
- the use of technology agreements;
- profit splitting; and
- the application of the entire market value rule
• Up to the minute regulatory changes

About The Knowledge Group, LLC/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series

The Knowledge Congress is a series of live webcasts produced by The Knowledge Group, LLC, which examine trends, regulatory, and technology changes across a variety of industries. Its mission is to produce unbiased, objective, and educational live webcasts that examine industry trends and regulatory changes from a variety of different perspectives. The goal is to deliver a unique multilevel analysis of an important issue affecting business in a highly focused format.

The organization brings together the world's leading authorities and industry participants through informative two-hour webcasts to study the impact of changes and emerging trends. Hear from leading government officials/regulators, key thought leaders, and industry experts objectively analyze the latest trends and issues and their impact on industries. For further details, please visit the organization’s website:
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