Chris Anderson serves as a testifying and consulting financial expert in intellectual property disputes, licensing negotiations, royalty audits and complex business disputes. He has more than 15 years of experience consulting with clients and counsel regarding intellectual property matters in connection with economic damages disputes and licensing negotiations.
Prior to joining StoneTurn, Chris spent eight years in both financial and research positions primarily within the healthcare industry. He helped a top-ranked academic medical center analyze the financial, operational, and clinical impacts of offering new medical technologies. He also spent over two years with two international consulting firms where he concentrated on medical device intellectual property infringement.
Chris has assisted clients with engagements involving patent infringement, Lanham Act violations, misappropriation of trade secrets, copyright infringement, securities, breach of fiduciary duty, fraud and breach of contract. He has handled a number of matters involving multiple defendants, related plaintiffs and counter-claims. Further, he has been heavily involved in preparing clients for trial, including the preparation of direct and cross examinations, trial exhibits and demonstratives.
Chris has also worked closely with clients engaged in intellectual property licensing negotiations to analyze the economics and communicate the implications to potential licensees.
In addition to his financial and economic experience, Chris also served as a clinical monitor and a study coordinator on Phase I and II clinical trials for two contract research organizations.
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Q: StoneTurn is known for being collaborative. Describe for us how the firm is able to work so seamlessly with clients and as colleagues.
We understand that clients put enormous trust in us when they engage StoneTurn. The key to establishing trust with our clients is to be collaborative. In my view, collaborating is the process of opening and sustaining various channels of communication with our clients. We value their trust, and we understand that they depend on StoneTurn to be transparent, forthright and responsive.
Q: Why is the culture at StoneTurn so important to you? The culture at StoneTurn matters in every way to me.
Since joining the firm, I have had the opportunity to serve the best clients alongside bright and motivated professionals who encourage, challenge and support each other. The people-first culture of StoneTurn emphasizes that we work as a team—especially when it is needed most. I have seen the best of StoneTurn in these circumstances.
Q: What do you believe sets StoneTurn apart?
The short answer is that we treat clients’ issues as our own. This means we approach every problem with rigor and ensure that the right people—at the appropriate level and with the requisite skills and experience—are assigned to each matter. We also make every effort to treat our clients as we would like to be treated—with honesty, warmth and candor.