Abandoning ‘Classic Way’ to Royalty Analysis, Expert Gets Lost

Business Valuation UpdateVol. 20 No. 6
Legal and Court Case Update
June 2014
3432 Plumbing Fixture Fittings and Trim
332913 Plumbing Fixture Fitting and Trim Manufacturing
intellectual property
lost profits, royalty rate, daubert, georgia-pacific, reasonable royalty, royalty base, patent, infringement

Sloan Valve Company v. Zurn Industries, Inc.
2014 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 39678
March 26, 2014
US
Federal Court
Illinois
United States District Court
Richard Bero (plaintiff)
St. Eve

Summary

Court excludes royalty analysis veering from “classic way” in that expert used number of infringing products, not revenue, as royalty base and dollar amount, not percentage of the revenue, as royalty rate.

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Sloan Valve Company v. Zurn Industries, Inc.

Court excludes royalty analysis veering from “classic way” in that expert used number of infringing products, not revenue, as royalty base and dollar amount, not percentage of the revenue, as royalty rate.