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Kim Schenk, Principal with Charles River Associates, to Speak at The Knowledge Group’s How to Effectively Use Expert Witness Testimony to Prove Damages in IP Litigation

New York, NY, August 17, 2018 --( The Knowledge Group/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series, the leading producer of regulatory focused webcasts, has announced today that Kim Schenk, Principal with Charles River Associates, will speak at The Knowledge Group’s webcast entitled: “How to Effectively Use Expert Witness Testimony to Prove Damages in IP Litigation.” This event is scheduled for September 25, 2018 from 12:00 pm to 2:00 pm, Eastern Time.

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About Kim Schenk

Kimberly Schenk, CPA, CFF has more than 16 years of experience in evaluating damages in intellectual property matters. She has provided expert witness testimony in matters involving patent, trademark, and copyright infringement, as well as misappropriation of trade secret and breach of contract matters. Ms. Schenk has testified before juries in Federal Court in the Eastern District of Texas and Northern District of California, among other venues. Her experience spans a variety of industries, including medical devices, software, telecommunications, and consumer products. Ms. Schenk is a Principal in the Intellectual Property practice of Charles River Associates in Chicago.

About Charles River Associates

Charles River Associates is a leading global consulting firm that offers economic, financial, and strategic expertise to major law firms, corporations, accounting firms, and governments around the world.

With proven skills in complex cases and exceptional strength in analytics, CRA consultants have provided astute guidance to clients in thousands of successful engagements. We offer litigation and regulatory support, business strategy and planning, market and demand forecasting, policy analysis, and risk management consulting.

Our success stems from the outstanding capabilities of our consultants, many of whom are recognized as experts in their respective fields; our close relationships with a select group of respected academic and industry experts; and from a corporate philosophy that stresses interdisciplinary collaboration and responsive service.

Headquartered in Boston, the firm has offices internationally.


Due to the various developments surrounding IP law, the determination of damages in a IP litigation dispute has become more complicated.

The testimony of an expert witness has become one of the most crucial ingredients in the determination of trial success. Damages expert testimony not only allows the trier of fact to make a decision on damages, but their work throughout the case also provides valuable economic information that is relevant to the litigant decision makers who manage the case.

In this live webcast, the Knowledge Group brought together a team of distinguished thought leaders and professionals to help the audience understand the framework of expert witness testimony in an IP litigation dispute. They will discuss in depth the importance of expert witness testimony, how to choose supported methodology(s) across a range of IP claims, as well as the key inputs needed to support an expert opinion. Speakers will also provide practical tips and strategies on how to effectively use expert witness testimony in overcoming specific damages issues recognized by the Courts in recent decisions.

Key topics include:

• Expert Witness Testimony: Recent Trends
• Common Risks and Pitfalls
• Best Strategies and Practical Tips to Consider
• Using experts in support of fact discovery
• Coordination between technical and damages experts
• Significant Court Decisions
• Legal and Reputational Challenges for the Expert
• What Lies Ahead

About The Knowledge Group/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series

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