Intellectual Property Damages
Heinz Ickert provides expert analysis and support in cases involving allegations of infringement of intellectual property including trademarks, patents and trade secrets. Damages have been quantified and supported in numerous cases including those involving lost profits, unjust enrichment, destruction or diminution of corporate value, reasonable royalty and both pre and post judgment interest. Services provided have included consultation with counsel regarding discovery, strengths and weaknesses in the client’s position, evaluation of opposing expert reports and/or testimony and the latest trends in damage computations based on recent court decisions in this ever evolving and expanding area of litigation.
Mr. Ickert has prepared professional reports resulting in pre-trial settlements and has testified successfully at the Federal and state level in both bench and jury trials.
Representative past engagements
- Consulted and provided expert testimony in theft of trade secrets matter involving lost profits, diminution of value and determination of reasonable royalty. Jury award of $19 million.
- Consulted and provided expert testimony in corporate theft of trade secrets case by a customer of corporate entity. Defendant settled making payment at beginning of trial.
- Consulted and prepared expert report of damages incurred as a result of trademark infringement. Case settled upon presentation of expert report.
- Prepared expert report detailing damages and testified before jury in trial involving theft of trade secrets by former company employees. Judgement for the plaintiff.