President at IPFC Corp
Todd Schoettelkotte is president and a managing director of IPFC Corp, a professional services firm that provides litigation consulting, financial analysis and valuation assessments in matters involving intellectual property.
Mr Schoettelkotte has more than 20 years of experience in the evaluation and quantification of economic damages arising from IP and other disputes. His extensive background includes the determination of royalty rates, the valuation of licence agreement terms and the performance of studies involving lost profits, unjust enrichment and market analyses.
Mr Schoettelkotte has testified as an expert witness in federal and state courts, arbitrations and before the International Trade Commission (ITC). In connection with Section 337 matters before the ITC, Mr Schoettelkotte has provided analysis and testimony relating to the economic prong of the domestic industry requirement, remedy (cease and desist and exclusion orders), bonding and public interest, as well as other economic issues. He has also presented on topics relating to litigation strategies, admissibility of certain evidence for damages, economic damages, valuations, trademarks and litigation risk.
Mr Schoettelkotte has been recognised by IAM as one of the leading patent damages experts in the United States. Additionally, he has served as a guest lecturer at the Chicago-Kent College of Law, the Georgetown University Law Center, the John Marshall Law School and the University of Oregon School of Law on topics including accounting, IP valuation and IP management. Mr Schoettelkotte is also a past member of the State Bar of Texas Grievance Committee (2004-2009) and past treasurer of the Federal Bar Association (2007-2015). Additionally, he has served as an advisory board member for the Institution for Law and Technology.
Mr Schoettelkotte is a certified public accountant and a certified valuation analyst. He has a bachelor’s in business management and a master’s in accounting from Rice University in Houston.