Jeffery A. Stec, Ph.D. with Berkeley Research Group, LLC to Speak at The Knowledge Group's Event
The Knowledge Group has announced today that Jeffery A. Stec will speak at its webcast: "Patent Infringement Litigation: A Thorough Analysis of 2018 Developments and Its Implications for the Year Ahead," scheduled on August 21st @ 12:00 PM ET.
About Jeffery A. Stec, Ph.D.
Dr. Jeffery Stec is a Managing Director, a leader of Berkeley Research Group's Intellectual Property practice, and a co-leader of its Economics & Damages community. He has worked extensively over the last 17 years in the areas of antitrust, finance, intellectual property, and survey research, as both a consulting expert and an expert witness. His engagements typically involve the application of economic, financial, statistical, and survey research theory to the collection and analysis of data to evaluate the economic impact of decisions made by consumers and firms. In the area of intellectual property, Dr. Stec has conducted economic and econometric analyses to determine the value of IP and the amount of economic damages resulting from patent, trademark, trade secret, or copyright infringement. He has also evaluated the effects of anticompetitive conduct as it relates to the use of IP. In the context of trademarks and trade dress, he has evaluated economic and survey research related issues with secondary meaning, genericness, dilution, and likelihood of confusion. He has also determined economic damages and evaluated survey research issues in false advertising and counterfeit claims. He has testified regarding economics, econometrics, and survey research as an expert witness in Federal Courts, State Courts, and in front of various arbitration and government entities, like the US International Trade Commission. Dr. Stec has Ph.D. and MA degrees in Economics from the Ohio State University. He has BA degrees in Economics with a Math minor from the University of Illinois – Chicago and in Psychology and Philosophy from Cornell University.
About Berkeley Research Group, LLC
Berkeley Research Group is a leading global strategic advisory and expert consulting firm that provides independent advice, data analytics, valuation, authoritative studies, expert testimony, investigations, transaction advisory, restructuring services, and regulatory and dispute consulting to Fortune 500 corporations, financial institutions, government agencies, major law firms, and regulatory bodies around the world. BRG experts and consultants combine intellectual rigor with practical, real-world experience and an in-depth understanding of industries and markets. Their expertise spans economics and finance, data analytics and statistics, and public policy in many of the major sectors of our economy, including healthcare, banking, information technology, energy, construction, and real estate. Named by Forbes as one of America's Best Management Consulting Firms in 2017, BRG is headquartered in Emeryville, California, with offices across the United States and in Asia, Australia, Canada, Latin America, the Middle East, and the United Kingdom.
In a LIVE Webcast, a panel of thought leaders and practitioners assembled by The Knowledge Group will discuss the latest updates on patent litigation. Guided by the most significant trends and most controversial patent infringement cases, speakers will provide a thorough analysis of the 2018 developments and their potential implications to the year ahead. This course will also offer helpful compliance tips for all affected businesses and individuals in light of current U.S. Patent Act updates.
Some of the major topics that will be covered in this course are:
· Patent Infringement and Litigation in 2018
· Important Legal and Regulatory Updates
· Major Infringement Cases
· Challenges and Pitfalls
· Helpful Litigation and Compliance Strategies
· Outlook of the Coming Year
About The Knowledge Group/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series
The Knowledge Group was established with the mission to produce unbiased, objective, and educational live webinars that examine industry trends and regulatory changes from a variety of different perspectives. The goal is to deliver a unique multilevel analysis of an important issue affecting business in a highly focused format. To contact or register to an event, please visit: http://theknowledgegroup.org/