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IP Expert Witness & $9.3B Lawsuit Against Google Inc.

IP Expert Witness & $9.3B Lawsuit Against Google Inc.

Intellectual property expert witness James E. Malackowski will testify for the multinational computer technology corporation Oracle in its lawsuit seeking $9.3B from Google, Inc. Malackowski is Chairman and CEO of Ocean Tomo. He is experienced in intellectual property valuation, business valuation, reasonable royalty, and lost profits.

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Patent Expert Witness & $10M Award

Patent Expert Witness & $10M Award

Attorneys representing Motorola and Fujifilm have requested U.S. District Judge William H. Orrick reverse a jury verdict and $10.2 million in damages. The northern California jury found that while Motorola did not infringe on three Fujifilm patents, the multinational telecommunications company did infringe on a patent involving the monochrome conversion of color images. Motorola’s attorney James Isbester argues that the $10.2M award is unjustified by actual royalty rates or projected sales. He states the actual amount is closer to $2.45M.

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Copyright Expert Witness On Taylor Swift Lawsuit

Copyright Expert Witness On Taylor Swift Lawsuit

Intellectual property expert witnesses may opine on copyright, trademark, and patent matters. IP expert witness Dr. Michael A. Einhorn recently described the $42M copyright infringement lawsuit against singer Taylor Swift as “going nowhere.” US District Court Judge Gail Standish subsequently dismissed R&B singer Jesse Braham’s case against Swift’s 2014 hit Shake It Off. Braham claims Swift took key phrases from his work Haters Gone Hate. Judge Standish ruled that Braham may file another complaint if he sufficiently bolsters his case.

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When Is An Economic Expert Witness Needed? Part 2

When Is An Economic Expert Witness Needed? Part 2

In Getting the full value of economic experts in IP litigation: A qualified expert is key, attorney Devon Zastrow Newman writes that “Expert witnesses can make or break your intellectual property litigation.”

How is an expert qualified to present testimony?

A person can become an expert through education, skill or experience. Economic experts may be trained in finance, accounting or economics and may have certifications in business financial management, financial forensics and other related fields. Economists or professors can be experts. An economic expert may have litigation experience in the market at issue.

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Patent Expert & Motorola Mobility Hearing

Patent Expert & Motorola Mobility Hearing

In his blog, FossPatents.com, patent expert Florian Mueller writes that he attended the first hearing at the Munich I Regional Court on one of Apple’s German lawsuits against Motorola Mobility. This dispute involves the European Patent for “List Scrolling and Document Translation, scaling, and rotation on a Touch Screen Display.

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Economics Expert & Oracle Case

Economics Expert & Oracle Case

Economics expert James Kearl of Brigham Young University will present a damages report in the Oracle IP case against Google. Dr. Kearl’s expertise includes Law and Economics and Applied Microeconomics. The dispute over the Android mobile operating system is scheduled for trial on April 16 in the federal district court, N.D. Cal.

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