Cost Accounting and Damages Analysis in a Trade Secrets Matter

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A Cornerstone Research expert analyzed the opposing expert’s estimates of lost profits and avoided costs allegedly due to the theft of trade secrets.

Defense counsel retained a cost accounting and damages expert in a trade secrets case. The plaintiff, a software vendor, alleged damages stemming from a contract dispute with a municipality.

Our expert analyzed the opposing expert’s estimates of lost profits and avoided costs allegedly due to the theft of trade secrets. His analysis identified omitted incremental costs that reduced estimated lost profits as well as inconsistencies in the opposing expert’s analysis. The case settled after deposition.


For more information on this case, contact Matt Lynde.

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Matthew R. Lynde

Senior Vice President