Brent Bersin is a Senior Managing Director at FTI Consulting. He is a member of the Forensic & Litigation Consulting Segment and is based in Houston. For more than 25 years, Brent Bersin’s practice has focused on providing financial and economic consulting, damages quantification, valuation, and expert witness services to clients in the context of intellectual property and commercial disputes. He has significant intellectual property experience, which includes market assessments, valuation, licensing, and the calculation of reasonable royalty, lost profits, unjust enrichment and price erosion damages in matters involving unauthorized use of trade secrets, trademarks, trade dress, patents, and copyrights.
He has also assisted attorneys, investors, management and other stakeholders in assessing the value of early- and latter-stage technologies, patents, and intellectual property portfolios for various purposes including taxable transfers, sales transactions, licensing, intercompany transfers and collateral for financing transactions.
Brent also possesses substantial experience providing economic analysis and expert testimony in complex commercial disputes, which have included issues of lost profits, breach of contract, valuation, breach of fiduciary duty, unfair competition, lost business value, tortious interference, fraud, alter ego, post-acquisition and purchase price disputes, “ability to pay” disputes, and business interruption.
Brent has been designated and testified as an expert witness in Federal Court, State Court, Bankruptcy Court, and arbitration matters. He has also presented and been published frequently on the topics of economic damages, and valuation, financial, and forensic accounting issues. He has a B.B.A. in Accounting from the Bauer School of Business, University of Houston. He is a Certified Public Accountant licensed in Texas and holds the credentials of Certified in Financial Forensics and Certified Licensing Professional.