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Risk Assessment Approach to Evaluating the Need for a Royalty Audit
By Ilan Haimoff, Principal, Green Hasson & Janks LLP
While royalty and profit participation agreements can provide tremendous income opportunities for many in the entertainment industry, ensuring they are administered fairly can be challenging. Those that license intellectual property must ensure that their property rights are protected and that royalty statements are accurate. Failure to effectively review or audit reports and payments can result in underpayment or even misuse of intellectual property.
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Licensing Executives Society (USA & Canada) Announces New Addition to Stellar Line-Up of Top IP Presenters for Mid-Year Meeting March 25-27 in New York
U.S. District Judge James Holderman Will Present F/RAND Licensing: A Federal Judge's Perspective
LES USA & Canada Press Release
NEW YORK, March 4, 2014—The Licensing Executives Society (U.S.A and Canada), Inc., first-ever Mid-Year Meeting, March 25-27 in New York, will welcome U.S. District Judge James F. Holderman. He is one of only a handful of federal judges who has been called upon to address the issue of RAND rates in the course of patent litigation. Judge Holderman is the only federal judge who, to date, has made a RAND determination in the context of a multi-district, multi-party case. He did so in the fall of 2013 in Innovatio IP Ventures, LLC Patent Litigation, MDL 2303.
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