Christopher J Bokhart
Vice President at Charles River Associates
Christopher J Bokhart is vice president at Charles River Associates (CRA), a global business, financial and economic consulting firm. He has over 35 years’ experience in valuation matters, where he has assisted companies and counsel in transactional, strategy, litigation and financial reporting matters involving patents, trademarks, trade secrets, copyrights and other business interests.
Mr Bokhart’s expertise in such engagements has been applied in a broad array of manufacturing, services and retail industries, for clients ranging from Fortune 500 companies to individuals, and governmental and non-profit entities. Through the application of accounting, finance and economics techniques, Mr Bokhart has provided expert witness testimony in federal, state and arbitration settings on subjects including the valuation of intellectual property.
In the transactional setting, Mr Bokhart has advised companies on valuation and pricing issues in the context of acquisitions, joint ventures, bankruptcy, corporate restructuring and investment holding companies. He also has experience in licensing, including the analysis of royalty rates.
Mr Bokhart has a BSc from the Krannert School of Management at Purdue University. He was one of the co-founders of Chicago-based IPC Group (a predecessor company of InteCap, which was acquired by CRA in 1988). He is also a certified public accountant, certified in financial forensics and a certified fraud examiner.