Jury Splits the Difference Between Experts’ Reasonable Royalties

Business Valuation UpdateVol. 17 No. 9
Legal and Court Case Update
September 2011
3842 Orthopedic, Prosthetic, and Surgical Appliances and Supplies
339113 Surgical Appliance and Supplies Manufacturing
intellectual property

Energy Transportation Group, Inc. v. Sonic Innovations, Inc.
2011 WL 2222066 (D. Del.)
June 7, 2011
US
Federal Court
Delaware
United States District Court
Terry Musika (plaintiff); Putnam (defendant)
Sleet

Summary

Bankruptcy court denies Daubert motion and grants summary judgment based largely on expert insolvency analysis, despite “professional” disagreement on data used to calculate small stock premium, cost of debt, and company-specific risk premium.

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