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Robert L. Vigil, Principal with Analysis Group, to Speak at The Knowledge Group’s Calculating Intellectual Property Damages: Guidelines, Trends and Analysis

New York, NY, June 06, 2018 --( The Knowledge Group/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series, the leading producer of regulatory focused webcasts, has announced today that Robert L. Vigil, Principal with Analysis Group, will speak at The Knowledge Group’s webcast entitled: “Calculating Intellectual Property Damages: Guidelines, Trends and Analysis.” This event is scheduled for July 25, 2018 from 12:00pm to 2:00pm (ET).

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About Robert Vigil

As a Principal at Analysis Group, Dr. Vigil specializes in intellectual property and breach of contract cases involving valuation, estimation of damages, and unjust enrichment. He has served as an expert witness in complex litigation matters across multiple industries, including pharmaceuticals, consumer products, computer hardware and software, and electronics. For example, Dr. Vigil was a member of the Analysis Group team that supported affiliated experts in the Apple v. Samsung patent litigation regarding the value of software features embodied in smartphones and tablets as drivers of purchasing decisions. Outside of litigation work, Dr. Vigil helps clients value intellectual property for sale or license, and evaluate potential partners for licensing, acquisition, or divestiture of assets.

About Analysis Group

Analysis Group is one of the largest economics consulting firms, with more than 850 professionals across 14 offices in North America, Europe, and Asia. Since 1981, we have provided expertise in economics, finance, health care analytics, and strategy to top law firms, Fortune Global 500 companies, and government agencies worldwide. Our internal experts, together with our network of affiliated experts from academia, industry, and government, offer our clients exceptional breadth and depth of expertise.


One of the important remedies for the infringement of intellectual property (IP) rights is the award of damages. In the U.S., IP damages may be awarded under various theories and analyses, providing a potential variety of economic consequences of the infringing activity. However, if an inappropriate methodology to determine the value of IP is used, it can present significant challenges in asserting damages. Recent case law demonstrates the heightened awareness of properly taking into consideration the facts and circumstances of the case.

Listen as a panel of subject matter experts identify the types of damages that may be associated with the different types of IP given the facts and circumstances of a case. They will also explore the various theories and analyses that have been used to calculate damages, as well as recent case law related to IP infringement damages. The audience will also learn the guidelines and potential factors to consider for calculating damages, and strategies in supporting damage calculations and defending potential criticisms.

In a Live Webcast, the speakers will discuss:

* Understanding IP Damages
- Patent Infringement Damages
- Copyright Infringement Damages
- Trademark Infringement Damages
- Damages for the Misappropriation of Trade Secrets
* Theories and Analyses Used by Damages Experts
* General Guidelines in Calculating IP Damages
* Defending and Supporting Damage Calculations
* Case Law Review and Updates

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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