Paul Benson is a Managing Director in the Minneapolis office of StoneTurn. He has 15 years of experience in consulting to clients and counsel on intellectual property matters and complex commercial disputes. Paul has advised clients on economic, valuation and strategy issues related to intellectual property, general business and commercial disputes. His experience includes the evaluation and quantification of economic damages on engagements involving patent infringement, copyright and trademark infringement, misappropriation of trade secrets, breach of contract, business diminution, and financial investigations. Paul is skilled in the application of the Panduit factors in assessing lost profits and the Georgia-Pacific factors in determining reasonable royalty rates.
Paul has performed numerous analyses of market and sales trends, business practices, and lost revenue and profits. He has worked with clients across industries such as computer hardware and software, electronics, mobile device, Internet e-commerce, pharmaceutical, biotechnology, semiconductor, oil and gas, telecommunications, retail, medical device, chemical, manufacturing and automotive.
Prior to joining StoneTurn, Paul worked with Grant Thornton, Huron Consulting and InteCap.
Paul is a Certified Licensing Professional and a Certified Fraud Examiner.