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Mario A. Lopez, Partner with Edgeworth Economics to Speak at The Knowledge Group’s Determining Damages in Patent Infringement Cases: A 2017 Perspective

New York, NY, February 14, 2017 --( The Knowledge Group/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series, the leading producer of regulatory focused webcasts, has announced today that Mario A. Lopez, Partner with Edgeworth Economics will speak at The Knowledge Group’s webcast entitled: “Determining Damages in Patent Infringement Cases: A 2017 Perspective.” This event is scheduled for March 1, 2017 from 12:00pm to 2:00pm (ET).

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About Dr. Mario A. Lopez

Dr. Mario A. Lopez is an expert in the application of rigorous economic methods in intellectual property issues, analyzing reasonable royalty, lost profits, and reasonable and non‐discriminatory (RAND) issues in patent infringement disputes.

Dr. Lopez has been involved in some of the key RAND royalty cases in the U.S., including Ericsson v. D‐Link and Innovatio, as well as numerous cases for handset manufacturers analyzing worldwide RAND royalty rates for LTE and other standards. He regularly consults in licensing negotiations over RAND royalties for both manufacturers and standard-essential patent (SEP) holders. Dr. Lopez co‐authored a paper published in Antitrust outlining methodologies for determining RAND royalty rates.

About Edgeworth Economics

Edgeworth Economics is an economic, financial, and quantitative consulting firm. They provide expert testimony and litigation consulting in addition to business consulting and data management services. Their clients include law firms, corporations, and government agencies. Their professionals include PhD economists, statisticians, and business and human resources professionals who enjoy solving the practical problems their clients face. Edgeworth uses sophisticated analyses and techniques to provide their clients with solutions delivered in a simple and straightforward manner. Their data-driven approach, responsive culture, and recognition of budgeting and cost containment are just a few of the reasons why leading attorneys rely on their expert witnesses.


Over the past years, the Federal Circuit has demonstrated an increased level of scrutiny in determining reasonable royalty damages in patent infringement cases. Implementers and inventors must anticipate changes in case law at every stage of patent litigation, from structuring licensing negotiations, to developing comprehensive damage discovery strategies, to building reasonable royalty damages analyses that are consistent with sound economics and current case law.

In this two-hour LIVE Webcast, a panel of distinguished professionals and thought leaders organized by The Knowledge Group will provide the audience with an in-depth discussion of the fundamentals, current litigation updates, and best practices in Determining Damages in Patent Infringement Cases. Speakers will also offer best practices in ensuring compliance with patent laws.

Key topics include:

- Patent Infringement Damages: An Overview
- Statutory Limitations on Damages
- Current Cases and Court Decisions
o Stryker Corp. v. Zimmer, Inc.
o Halo Electronics, Inc. v. Pulse Electronics, Inc.
- Determining Reasonable Royalty Damages in Patent Infringement Cases
- Developing an Apportionment Analysis that is Consistent with Case Law and Sound Economics
- Recent Litigation Trends
- New Regulatory Developments
- Best Compliance Strategies

About The Knowledge Group/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series

The Knowledge Group was established with the mission to produce unbiased, objective, and educational live webinars 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. To contact or register for an event, please visit:
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