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Armando C. Chavez, Director with Echelon Analytics to Speak at The Knowledge Group’s Calculating Intellectual Property Damages: Guidelines, Trends and Analysis

New York, NY, June 11, 2018 --( The Knowledge Group/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series, the leading producer of regulatory focused webcasts, has announced today that Armando C. Chavez, Director with Echelon Analytics 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 Armando C. Chavez

Armando Chavez serves as an economic damages expert and financial analyst with over 17 years of experience in the assessment of financial issues and determination of damages in litigation. Mr. Chavez has testified in federal and state civil case proceedings and has experience on matters involving intellectual property damages, valuation, breach of contract, business interruption, and licensing and/or sale of assets. Mr. Chavez has also been involved in non‐litigation consulting regarding patent licensing.

Mr. Chavez has conducted numerous complex analyses involving reasonable royalty, lost profits, present value, lost sales, incremental profit rates, cost of development, unjust enrichment, lost earnings, profit measurement, manufacturing and marketing capacity, fixed and variable costs, interest on damages, and potential technology/brand licensing or acquisition.

About Echelon Analytics

Echelon Analytics is a nationally recognized leader in economic and financial analysis, expert witness services, financial and forensic investigations, and business consulting. From its offices in Dallas, Houston, Salt Lake City and Los Angeles, the firm works with law firms, corporations, government entities, and private individuals across the United States and internationally in matters involving commercial damages, intellectual property disputes and valuation, and banking and finance litigation.

Echelon assists clients involved in commercial disputes and litigation, as well as those needing help assessing value and risk in the context of pre‐litigation, mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, licensing, and sales. Echelon’s practitioners deliver complex information in an organized and easy‐to‐understand way for the users of the information to make important decisions, such as juries, investors, and government agencies. Learn more about Echelon at


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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