Ocean Tomo adds Director with proven experience from over 300 litigation and forensic investigations across diverse industry groups.
Houston, TX, November 26, 2013 – Ocean Tomo, LLC, the intellectual capital merchant banc™ firm, announced today the expansion of their Houston, Texas office. Opened in June, 2010, the full service Houston office provides financial products and services related to intellectual property including expert testimony, valuation, strategy, research, ratings, investments, risk management and transactions. Led by Managing Director, Shirley Webster, the Houston office has grown steadily serving both local and national clients, with emphasize on financial and technical expert testimony in civil litigation matters before local Texas jurisdictions.
Ocean Tomo is pleased to have Anthony DeBenedictis, CPA, ABV, CFF, CGMA, CFE join the firm as a Director. Anthony is experienced in over 300 litigation and forensic investigations across industries, and is retained in matters specific to breach of contract, patent infringement, tortuous interference, trade secrets, fiduciary claims, business interruption, malpractice, fraud, shareholder oppression, partnership disputes, forensic investigations, insolvency and fraudulent conveyance opinions.
Ocean Tomo’s experts have industry-leading experience across all types of commercial disputes and are particularly skilled in the determination of damages involving intellectual property. Our top testifying experts average over 20 years of intellectual property litigation experience, benefitting clients when considering the complex financial data, qualitative facts, supporting testimony and damages-related case law. “We are excited to have Anthony DeBenedictis join Ocean Tomo, augmenting the firm’s credentials in many key industry sectors including Energy and Oil & Gas” according to Ms. Webster.
Mr. DeBenedictis has been designated as an expert in approximately 50 cases and has testifying experience in depositions, and state and federal courts. In addition, Mr. DeBenedictis serves as a neutral accountant by appointment of the court and is available to give CLE presentations to law firms and other professional organizations.
About Ocean Tomo, LLC
Established in 2003, Ocean Tomo, LLC, is the Intellectual Capital Merchant Banc™ firm providing an industry leading array of financial products and services related to intangible assets. Ocean Tomo offerings include expert testimony, valuation, strategy, research, ratings, investments, risk management and transactions. Ocean Tomo assists clients – corporations, law firms, governments and institutional investors – in realizing Intellectual Capital Equity® value broadly defined.
Headquartered in Chicago, Ocean Tomo has offices in Greenwich, Houston and San Francisco. Subsidiaries of Ocean Tomo include: Ocean Tomo Risk Management, LLC; Ocean Tomo Asset Management, LLC; OTI Data Networks, LLC; Patent Marking, LLC; and Ocean Tomo Capital, LLC – publisher of the Ocean Tomo 300® Patent Index family. Ocean Tomo is the founder of the Intellectual Property Exchange International (IPXI), Inc. creator of the live public open cry auction marketplace for intellectual property as well as the exclusive source for Ocean Tomo Ratings™.