Expert Proves ‘Too Human’ in Selection of Video Game Comparables

Business Valuation UpdateVol. 18 No. 3
Legal and Court Case Update
March 2012
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Silicon Knights, Inc. v. Epic Games, Inc.
2011 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 147633
December 22, 2011
Federal Court
North Carolina
United States District Court
Terry Lloyd (plaintiff); Phillip Beutel (defendant)


Court excludes damages expert under Daubert for subjective selection of comparables (video games) without reference to any “structured” or “principled” criteria, but that simply served to boost his lost profits calculations ...

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Silicon Knights, Inc. v. Epic Games, Inc.

On July 8, 2011, Epic Games, Inc., ("Epic" or "defendant") filed a motion to exclude the reports and testimony of Terry Lloyd, an expert for Silicon Knights, Inc. ("SK" or "plaintiff"), and a motion to seal Epic's supporting memorandum and exhibits [D.E. 6 ...