Dispute Advisory & Forensic Services
Stout Risius Ross, Inc.
Scott Weingust is a Managing Director in Stout’s Dispute Advisory & Forensic Services and Intellectual Property Groups, and is the leader of SRR’s Intellectual Property Valuation practice.
Mr. Weingust has 20 years of experience providing consulting services to corporations, law firms, universities, and investment firms primarily in the areas of intellectual property valuation, damages, monetization, and management. He has provided testimony as a damages and valuation expert in intellectual property-related litigation including having offered opinions in Federal District Court.
Mr. Weingust has performed due diligence and valued intellectual property and other intangible assets for a variety of purposes including: transactions (licensing, purchase/sale, joint ventures, mergers and acquisitions), tax strategy and compliance (transfer pricing, trust & estate issues, etc.), corporate strategic decision-making, use of intellectual property to attract capital (debt and equity financing), financial reporting, regulatory compliance (Stark Law, Anti-Kickback Statute, etc.), and bankruptcy among others.
He has been directly involved in intellectual property licensing negotiations and has developed many reusable intellectual property pricing/valuation models for corporate licensing activities and investment decisions.
He is currently an adjunct professor at The John Marshall Law School in Chicago where he teaches a course on intellectual property valuation.