Melissa Bennis, Julie Davis, Mark Hosfield, Michael Jeffords, and Sara Rinke Named as Leading IP Damages Experts by IAM

June 13, 2019

Chicago, IL – Davis & Hosfield Experts Melissa BennisJulie Davis, Mark Hosfield, Michael Jeffords, and Sara Rinke were recognized in the 2019 edition of Intellectual Asset Management’s IAM Patent 1000: The World’s Leading Patent Practitioners 2019.

Below is the excerpt regarding Davis & Hosfield for 2019:

With Julie Davis at the helm, Davis & Hosfield is a stand-out financial consulting firm in patent litigation. Davis’s name resonates in both the legal and business communities; lawyers want her on their cases while the C-suite looks to her for insight on realising value through effective IP asset management. An excellent leader, she is an inspiration for the individuals around her, such as directors Michael Jeffords and Sara Rinke who are “both extremely talented and smart experts with excellent résumés” who make their debut in the IAM Patent 1000 this year. Returning for the 2019 edition are Davis’s fellow principals Mark Hosfield and Melissa Bennis; Hosfield has an industry perspective on economic loss having previously been a finance vice president, which serves him well as a testifying expert; while Bennis is a key team player, exceptional report writer and excellent presenter.

According to IAM’s press release, the IAM Patent 1000 “is commonly regarded as the definitive ‘go-to’ resource for those seeking to identify world-class, private practice patent expertise and leading expert witnesses in the US. As with previous editions, to arrive at the 2019 rankings, IAM undertook an exhaustive qualitative research project to identify outstanding firms and individuals across multiple jurisdictions. When identifying the leading firms, factors such as depth of knowledge, market presence and the level of work on which they are typically instructed were all taken into account, as well as positive peer and client feedback.”

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