Reasonable Royalty Cannot Assume a ‘Financial Catastrophe’

Business Valuation UpdateVol. 18 No. 10
Legal and Court Case Update
October 2012
1382 Oil and Gas Field Exploration Services
213112 Support Activities for Oil and Gas Operations
intellectual property

WesternGeco LLC v. ION Geophysical Corp.
2012 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 98230
July 16, 2012
US
Federal Court
Texas
United States District Court
Raymond Sims (plaintiff)
Ellison

Summary

Court excludes expert’s reasonable royalty analysis because it assumed a “financially catastrophic” deal for the licensor, one that would have eliminated all profits and revenues.

See Also

WesternGeco LLC v. ION Geophysical Corp.

Court excludes expert’s reasonable royalty analysis because it assumed a “financially catastrophic” deal for the licensor, one that would have eliminated all profits and revenues.