Ocean Tomo is pleased to announce the promotion of Robert McSorley, JD, CPA to Managing Director in Ocean Tomo’s Intellectual Property Disputes Financial Experts practice out of the firm’s Chicago headquarters. This practice area quantifies financial damages arising from intellectual property disputes and provides general litigation support.
Mr. McSorley has 30 years of experience addressing the economic, financial, and accounting issues concerning commercial litigation. Mr. McSorley has focused on intellectual property disputes since 1998 and regularly evaluates the measures and amounts of monetary recovery for infringement/ misappropriation. He has offered expert testimony in federal courts and in depositions on dozens of occasions, and courts and juries have adopted his opinions and conclusions.
Mr. McSorley is regularly retained by pharmaceutical firms involved with Hatch-Waxman litigation. Mr. McSorley has been involved in Paragraph IV disputes since 2005. In connection with these engagements, Mr. McSorley evaluates financial and economic evidence relating to the issue of commercial success, a secondary indicium of non-obviousness. In addition, he regularly evaluates allegations of irreparable harm. Through his work in these engagements, Mr. McSorley has gained experience with certain economic aspects of the US pharmaceutical industry, such as the profitability of the US Fortune 500 pharmaceutical firms and their ability to finance and recover R&D costs.
Mr. McSorley holds a B.A. degree in Accounting from the Pennsylvania State University and a J.D. from the University of Pittsburgh. He is a CPA and a licensed attorney. Mr. McSorley is a member of the Licensing Executives Society, the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, and the Federal Circuit Bar Association.
To explore opportunities to join the Ocean Tomo team, please contact: Cristie Lucas at email@example.com or +1 (703) 654-1422.