Finding and Tracing an Invention’s Footprint

A Comprehensive Conceptual Framework for Evaluating the Value of an Invention

July 31, 2011

To be admissible, expert testimony opining on a reasonable royalty rate must carefully tie proof of damages to the claimed invention's footprint in the market place. But where does that footprint fall? And how large an imprint does it make?

Intellectual Property Today JULY 2011.  Reprinted with permission.

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