CPE Self-Study
Intellectual Property Damages Concepts and Calculations - Part 1 and Part 2
Communications & Marketing
Online: 5.5
Through narration by an industry subject matter expert and practical scenario exercises, this two-part CPE course describes patents and other intellectual property and the types of damages associated with this property type.

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Who Will Benefit?

  • Accountants in industry and public practice involved in forensic accounting activities

Key Topics

  • Types of intellectual property
  • Patents, copyrights, and trademarks
  • Damages associated with patent infringement
  • Royalties and licensing agreements

Learning Objectives

Part 1:

  • Identify and understand the various remedies of damages associated with the infringement of copyrights and trademarks or the misappropriation of trade secrets.
  • Recognize the laws governing each available remedy of damages.
  • Identify the issues and pitfalls associated with the infringement of copyrights and trademarks or the misappropriation of trade secrets.
  • Apply guidelines for calculating commonly used remedies of damages associated with each type of intellectual property.

Part 2:

  • Distinguish patents from other types of intellectual property.
  • Identify examples of patents.
  • Identify the laws governing patents.
  • Compare the various types of damages associated with patent infringements.
  • Apply guidelines for calculating commonly used infringement damages associated with patents.

This CPE course can be purchased individually or as part of the Specialized Forensic Accounting Certificate.

Forensic accountants who calculate intellectual property damages need to identify and recognize the various remedies of these damages and the laws governing the remedies. Intellectual property comes with its own valuation complexities, and calculating the damages surrounding intellectual property can also be complex.

This course is narrated by an industry subject matter expert and includes practical scenario exercises. The two modules describe patents and other intellectual property, and the types of damages associated with this property type. Each module deep dives into the types of intellectual property, commonly used infringement damages and guidelines for these damages.

Enhanced On-Demand Format

This enhanced on-demand format offers meaningful and relevant content in the form of tables, charts, and discussion points on slides. An instructor who is an expert on the topical area breaks down complex topics, offers best practices, provides clarity, and shares insights that help the learner achieve the learning objectives for the course.

Ratings and reviews

Jeffrey Buchakjian, Partner

Jeffrey Buchakjian is a Partner in the Financial Advisory Services Group, where he specializes in providing litigation consulting and forensic accounting services to attorneys, public and private corporations, and governmental agencies. Jeffrey has provided consulting and investigation services on cases involving complex commercial damages, intellectual property infringements, lender liability disputes, business interruptions and financial fraud. He has led engagements for clients in many industries, including telecommunications, pharmaceutical, medical device, energy, manufacturing, banking, real estate, construction, and insurance, among others. Jeffrey is frequently asked to conduct seminars and continuing professional and legal education programs in the areas of forensic accounting and the quantification of commercial damages. He has presented seminars on a variety of topics, including lost profits damages, patent infringement damages, trade secret damages and financial statement analysis. Prior to joining EisnerAmper, Jeffrey worked for a global expert services and management consulting firm. He is a recipient of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants’ Standing Ovation award for his contributions to the areas of forensic accounting and business valuation.

Jeffrey Press, CPA, CFF, CFE

Jeffrey Press is a Director in the Financial Advisory Services Group. He has 15 years of experience providing forensic accounting services, including expert testimony. Jeff 's focus is on litigation consulting and forensic accounting investigations, and he works with attorneys, public and private companies, and individuals. His consulting and forensic accounting matters have encompassed a wide array of matters involving economic damages in complex commercial disputes, intellectual property infringements, shareholder disputes, and investigations of financial fraud. Prior to joining the firm, Jeff was with a national accounting and consulting firm providing litigation consulting and forensic accounting services. He has testified in complex commercial disputes in federal district court. In addition, Jeff conducts continuing professional and legal education programs in the areas of forensic accounting, the quantification of commercial damages, and the use of financial experts in litigation.


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CPE credits
: 5.5
NASBA Field of Study
Communications & Marketing
Foundational knowledge of forensic accounting
Delivery Method
QAS Self-Study
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