26 Nov’19

Arthrex v. Smith & Nephew: Inter Partes Review and Unconstitutional Appointment of APJs

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On Halloween, the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit delivered its opinion in Arthrex, Inc., v. Smith & Nephew, Inc. that the appointment of the Patent Trial and Appeal Board’s Administrative Patent Judges (“APJs”) violates the Appointments Clause of the U.S. Constitution. The background of this case involved Arthrex receiving a final […]

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28 Aug’19

Trade Secret Damages Expert Blog: Flexible Approach Gone Wrong

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This is the third blog in our series on trade secrets and the methodologies utilized in calculating trade secret misappropriation damages. In the previous blog, we discussed the Wellogix, Inc. v. Accenture, L.L.P. case where the flexible approach to trade secret damages calculations was utilized by the expert to determine compensatory damages based on the […]

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17 May’19

Trade Secret Damages Expert Blog: The Investment Value Approach to Damages Calculation

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This is the second blog in our series on trade secrets and the methodologies utilized in calculating trade secret misappropriation damages. In the previous blog, we discussed the DSC Communications v. Next Level Communications case which provided an example of the flexible approach to the calculation of trade secret damages. In the DSC Communications case, […]

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15 Apr’19

Trade Secret Damages Expert Blog: The Flexible Approach to Damages Calculation

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Trade secrets have become an increasingly important corporate asset that brings value to companies as part of their overall intellectual property (IP) strategy and portfolio. Foresight Valuation Group is an IP valuation, strategy and litigation consulting firm that specializes in assisting our clients in extracting value from their innovations, and understanding the value created by […]

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