SCOTT A. BAYLEY

Mr. Bayley, a Managing Director, is the founder of Accumyn and serves as its President. He has served public and private businesses, governmental entities, and law firms with auditing, accounting, financial, and economic consulting services for over thirty years. A primary focus of his practice is analysis of financial damages and economic claims, valuation analysis, fraud and forensic accounting examinations, preparation of expert reports and expert testimony regarding accounting disputes, claims of financial and economic loss, and valuation opinions. His…

INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY

INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY We combine our comprehensive understanding of economic and market principles, with the competitive licensing environment of each case, to provide clients with detailed and thorough economic and valuation analyses of intellectual property matters. Our expertise and experience enable us to take a broad perspective on the economic and valuation issues that arise in matters involving patent infringement, copyright infringement, trademark infringement, misappropriation of trade secrets, false and misleading advertising, and unfair competition. Working closely with our clients, we…

GEOFF CHAMBERS

Mr. Chambers is a chemical engineer with over 40 years of project management, process design, operations support, engineering division and department management experience gained at global engineering and construction contracting and process technology firms in the hydrocarbon processing industry. Most recently he has held project management positions for lump sum contracts involving EPC activity in the USA and process equipment design and supply in the People’s Republic of China. He has extensive experience in preparation of front end engineering and…

ALFONSO LÓPEZ DE LA OSA ESCRIBANO

Mr. Lopez de la Osa, an Affiliate Director of Accumyn and the Director of the Center for US and Mexican Law at the University of Houston Law Center has served in public and private business, universities and law firms focusing in comparative and international legal perspectives, as well in European union law studies for over twenty years. He is currently an adjunct professor of law and works in projects involving United States and Mexican legal systems, from national, transnational and…

BONNIE MILNE-ANDREWS

Ms. Milne is an experienced exploration and production professional with expertise in domestic and international new ventures, acquisition and divestiture, exploration and drilling operation. She has managed a wide range of conventional and unconventional energy projects and consulting engagements in North and South America, the Former Soviet Union, the Middle East, West Africa and Australasia.Her areas of specialty include upstream investment opportunity identification, conventional and unconventional reservoir evaluation, petroleum systems analysis, prospect generation, exploration and development risk analysis, resource assessment,…

HOWARD C. PARK

Mr. Park is an affiliate Director of Accumyn Consulting with over 25 years of experience serving public and private businesses, government entities, and professional firms in business modeling, valuation, investments and economic consulting. A primary focus of his practice is economic projections, analysis of damages, and valuation analysis. His consulting experience includes assisting in engagement such as intellectual property (patent, copyright, trademark, and trade dress infringement), involving unjust enrichment, estate tax valuation, patent infringement, business valuation, and licensing agreements. In…

BENJAMIN SCHRADER, PE

Mr. Schrader provides consulting and expert services to clients and their outside advisors in matters relating to the energy and capital project management sectors.  He has over 35 years of operating and consulting experience in the petroleum and chemical industries. His 14-year tenure at Chevron Corporation provided extensive refining and supply experience, including managing the operations of refinery process units. Mr. Schrader’s broad experience as a management consultant to the industry since 1991 includes extensive advisory assignments on both domestic…

IAN THREADGOLD

Mr. Threadgold, an affiliate director at Accumyn, is a Certified Safety Professional (CSP) and serves as a safety management systems expert and auditor in the capital project management, petroleum & chemicals and industrial safety & quality assurance practices. He is the founder and owner of Threadgold Safety Management L.P. which is a specialized consultancy providing safety management services and advice to the geophysical sector and to the broader oil and gas industry. His over forty years of technical, supervisory, managerial…

Roof Top Support System Trade Dress and Trademark Infringement

We were asked to prepare an expert report and provide testimony in court regarding damages and liability in a trade dress and trademark infringement matter. The dispute between a manufacturer and a distributor of rooftop support systems involved the design and appearance of hard rubber supports for use under heavy rooftop equipment. The distributor had purchased and sold the manufacturer’s product for several years prior to the infringement, in which the distributor arranged for alternative manufacture of supports virtually identical…

Reasonable Royalty for Taiwanese Notebook Computer Manufacturer’s Patent Infringement

Accumyn’s expert provided testimony regarding a reasonable royalty in connection with the alleged infringement of a patent by a Taiwanese manufacturer of notebook computers. The patent at issue, owned by a Korean multinational, involved a method of implementing certain keyboard functionality in the notebook computer. The analysis included quantification of the alleged royalty base by model over time, comparison of profitability and incremental production costs, and determination of a reasonable royalty under U.S. statute and case precedent. The royalty was…