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

June 11, 2018

Chicago, IL – Davis & Hosfield Principals Melissa BennisJulie Davis, and Mark Hosfield, were recognized in the 2018 edition of Intellectual Asset Management’s IAM Patent 1000: The World’s Leading Patent Practitioners 2018.  Ms. Bennis and Mr. Hosfield were named as “Recommended” expert witnesses, and Ms. Davis was named as a “Highly Recommended” expert witness.

“Thorough, diligent and efficient”, Melissa Bennis has been lauded as an up-and-coming star at Davis & Hosfield. Intellectual property provides the main focus of her work, but she testifies with poise and finesse in many litigation areas and across myriad industries.

Few, if any individuals garnered more spontaneous recommendations during research for the IAM Patent 1000 2018 than Julie Davis of famed Chicago consultancy Davis & Hosfield. “Julie has mastered the economic issues underlying patent cases and is a true rock star. Jurors love her down-to-earth style, but she’s whip smart and creative and puts in resonant performances on the witness stand.” “Her preparation work is superior and she has an excellent team backing her up.”

Mark Hosfield understands and respects the line between being creative and over reaching. He also strikes the right balance between being collaborative and pushing back.” The Davis & Hosfield principal is “a consummate professional and his testimonial skills are top notch.”

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 2018 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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