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Rob Hutchins, Managing Director with Secretariat International, to Speak at The Knowledge Group’s How to Effectively Use Expert Witness Testimony to Prove Damages Event

Rob Hutchins, Managing Director with Secretariat International, to Speak at The Knowledge Group’s How to Effectively Use Expert Witness Testimony to Prove Damages in IP Litigation Live Webcast

New York, NY, August 18, 2018 --( The Knowledge Group/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series, the leading producer of regulatory focused webcasts, has announced today that Rob Hutchins, Managing Director with Secretariat International, 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 Rob Hutchins

Mr. Hutchins has been consulting with private and government clients and counsel on financial, accounting and economic issues for over 25-years. He has extensive experience analyzing economic damages and leading forensic accounting investigations and has testified extensively at deposition and trial. His damages related experience includes providing economic consulting and expert witness services to clients involved in both general commercial litigation matters and intellectual property disputes. In connection with this work, he has performed numerous lost profits studies, damage calculations and asset valuations and has prepared a significant number of expert reports. Mr. Hutchins has been recognized in “Who’s Who Legal” as a “brilliant expert who impresses with his top notch work” and as someone “praised for his ability to keep teams focused on what really matters and makes a difference.”

About Secretariat International

Secretariat International is your source for independent expert services. Secretariat specializes in international arbitration, general commercial arbitration/litigation, forensic accounting, economic damages, construction disputes and government contracting. Secretariat’s experts are known for maintaining integrity, quality and objectivity when solving complex disputes, delivering detailed analyses, and articulating meaningful results in a clear and concise manner.


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

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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