David A. Haas is a Managing Director in the Dispute Advisory & Forensic Services Group and the Leader of SRR’s Chicago Intellectual Property Practice. Mr. Haas has served as an expert witness in an array of litigation matters, including intellectual property disputes and commercial contract disputes. He has offered opinions in Federal District Court and in arbitrations on issues including lost profits, reasonable royalties, unjust enrichment, price erosion, prejudgment interest, and other compensation topics, including determination of incremental costs, market share, and manufacturing and marketing capacity. Mr. Haas was selected as one of the IAM Patent 1000 top patent damages experts in the U.S. in 2014, 2015, and 2016.
Mr. Haas also has experience in determining the value of intangible assets, including intellectual property, for a variety of purposes, including licensing, mergers & acquisitions, technology management and commercialization, and tax planning.
He has experience across a broad spectrum of industries including medical products and life sciences, telecommunications, chemicals, industrial equipment, transportation, consumer products, computer software and hardware, and banking.
Mr. Haas has written articles and made presentations to numerous professional groups on topics including damages discovery and trial presentation, intangible asset valuation, and intellectual property licensing. From 2000 to 2014, he was an Adjunct Professor at The John Marshall Law School, where he taught an annual course in intellectual property valuation.
Prior to joining SRR, Mr. Haas was a Senior Managing Director at FTI Consulting and a Vice President at Charles River Associates.
EducationM.B.A., Management Accounting, Northwestern University
M.S., Theoretical and Applied Mechanics, University of Illinois
B.S., Engineering Mechanics, University of Wisconsin
- Certified Licensing Professional