Focus on what counts

Intellectual Property (IP) Disputes

Focused on Solving Complex Matters

You can count on our experts’ economic and financial analyses to assist in the resolution of disputes involving patents, copyrights, trade secrets, trademarks, trade dress, and licensing. We also assist clients with valuation when intangible assets are being acquired or transferred to a subsidiary or other related company. Whether an IP dispute or non-dispute matter, we have extensive experience to assist you and your client, so you can focus on what counts.

How Citrin Cooperman Can Help

In today’s internet and information-driven culture, it’s more important than ever to safeguard intellectual assets – otherwise ideas and property become ripe for misuse and/or infringement. A revenue generator across all industries, IP is an area business owners must take seriously by identifying, valuing, managing, and protecting what they create.
Our team of professionals has extensive experience quantifying damages and testifying in IP disputes including:

  • Selection of appropriate damages theory and methodology
  • Expert reports
  • Rebuttal reports
  • Expert witness testimony at deposition, arbitration, mediation, and/or trial
  • Damage calculations involving:
    • Lost profits
    • Reasonable royalty
    • Loss of market share
    • Price erosion
    • Unjust enrichment
    • Lost goodwill and/or business value
    • Irreparable harm

Our team also has extensive experience in analyzing and appraising all types of IP, including patents, copyrights, trademarks, and trade secrets. We work hands-on with individuals and companies to conduct valuations of IP for financial reporting and tax purposes. Additionally, our valuation work includes corporate planning, mergers and acquisitions, and detailed royalty audits. Our team can also provide assistance with settling claims resulting from audits, tax planning, and dispute resolution.

Our team is comprised of an impressive group of professionals including Certified Public Accountants (CPAs); Certified Fraud Examiners (CFEs); Certified Insolvency & Restructuring Advisors (CIRAs); Certification in Distressed Business Valuation (CDBV); Certified Turnaround Professionals (CTAs); professionals with certifications issued by the American Institute of CPAs, including professionals Accredited in Business Valuations (ABVs) and Certified in Financial Forensics (CFFs); Chartered Financial Analysts (CFAs); Accredited Senior Appraisers (ASAs); Certified Valuation Analysts (CVAs); and attorneys.