Expert’s Damages Calculation Based on Extensive Experience in Field Is Reliable, Court Finds

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Court Case Digests
June 17, 2020
7389 Business Services, NEC
711410 Agents and Managers for Artists, Athletes, Entertainers, and Other Public Figures
intellectual property, economic damages & lost profits
daubert, expert testimony, admissibility, economic damages & lost profits, rule 702, reliability, federal rules of evidence (FRE), relevance, qualifications, misappropriation of likeness

Geiger v. Creative Impact Inc.
2020 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 106332
US
Federal Court
Arizona
United States District Court (Arizona)
Martin Buncher (survey evidence, plaintiffs), Stephen Chamberlin (damages, plaintiffs); Dr. Michael Einhorn (damages, defendant)
Teilborg

Summary

Court admits survey evidence, finding expert’s methodology conformed to accepted principles in the field and noting that technical objections go toward weight; court also admits both parties’ damages experts, finding they had extensive experience in the field and were both qualified; questions as to reliability of method “can be explored at trial.”

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Geiger v. Creative Impact Inc.

Court admits survey evidence, finding expert’s methodology conformed to accepted principles in the field and noting that technical objections go toward weight; court also admits both parties’ damages experts, finding they had extensive experience in the field and were both qualified; questions as to reliability of method “can be explored at trial.”