Ryan N. Herrington has more than 20 years of professional experience in applying financial, accounting, and economic principles to complex business disputes over a variety of engagements. Mr. Herrington has significant experience in disputes involving intellectual property, including matters brought before the ITC. He routinely assesses damages related to breach of contract and other loss events, including by opining on lost profits and earnings and has served as an expert witness and testified in deposition and trial.
Mr. Herrington’s intellectual property experience includes matters involving patent, trademark and copyright infringement as well as trade secret misappropriation. He has experience in evaluating damages associated with lost profits, reasonable royalties, unjust enrichment, and disgorgement of profits.
Mr. Herrington’s experience with ITC investigations includes evaluating the existence of a domestic industry, the appropriateness and scope of a Cease and Desist Order, the amount of a bond to protect the complainant from injury, the EPROMs factors, the current business conditions associated with a general exclusion order, the impact on the public interest if an exclusion order is issued, and the commercial success of products practicing the patents. Mr. Herrington has also participated in ITC enforcement proceedings. Mr. Herrington co- authored a chapter in the Litigation Services Handbook on the role of financial experts in ITC investigations.
Mr. Herrington has assisted clients in a variety of industries including manufacturing, transportation, energy, telecommunications, technology, banking, health care and entertainment, among others. Mr. Herrington has presented at conferences and to various law firms and groups and has also authored articles for inclusion in multiple trade journals.
Engagements that Mr. Herrington has directed or participated in have centered on disputes in areas such as breach of contract; breach of fiduciary duty; intellectual property; lost profits / earnings; false advertising; and wage and hour, among others. In addition, Mr. Herrington has participated in forensic accounting and fraud investigations.
Prior to joining FTI Consulting, Mr. Herrington provided litigation consulting services at Analysis Group as well as dispute analysis and investigation services at PricewaterhouseCoopers.
Mr. Herrington holds an M.B.A. from the University of Texas at Dallas. Mr. Herrington also received a B.B.A. in finance from Texas A&M University. Mr. Herrington is a Certified Licensing Professional, Certified Valuation Analyst, and Certified Fraud Examiner.
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Breach of Contract
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