Vice President at TM Financial Forensics, LLC
John L Hansen is a vice president and founding member of TM Financial Forensics LLC. Mr Hansen has more than 30 years’ experience consulting to companies on economic, accounting and damages matters in a wide variety of industries. Mr Hansen has analysed and addressed claims for lost profits, price erosion, reasonable royalties, unjust enrichment, increased costs and diminution of asset, and business value in a variety of circumstances and industries related to breach of contract, class action, IP infringement, antitrust, unfair competition and other allegations.
Mr Hansen’s IP experience includes evaluating the financial impact of alleged infringement and misappropriation for patents, trademarks, copyright and trade secrets. He has assisted clients with Section 337 investigations before the US International Trade Commission (ITC) addressing domestic industry, remedy, bond and commercial success issues. Additionally, Mr Hansen has consulted on the valuation and licensing of intellectual property.
Mr Hansen has analysed the operations, financial condition and profitability of businesses in a variety of circumstances. He has prepared and analysed numerous valuations of businesses and business interests, the viability of continuing operations, trend and ratio analysis, cost of capital and discount rates, comparable companies and transactions, discounted cash flows and valuation multiples. Mr Hansen has also conducted forensic accounting analyses, including analysing the flow of funds and assets between entities and performing detailed tracing of transactions and documentation of their accounting treatment.
Mr Hansen has testified as an expert on damages and economic issues in deposition, trial and arbitration in state courts, federal courts and before the ITC. Mr Hansen is a certified public accountant licensed in the State of California, certified in financial forensics, a certified licensing professional and a chartered global management accountant. Mr Hansen graduated with honours from Santa Clara University (SCU) with a BSc in commerce (major in finance and minor in economics), and currently serves on the advisory board for the Leavey School of Business at SCU.