Ashish Pradhan has more than a decade of experience working on complex intellectual property and finance matters, as well as consumer fraud and product liability cases. He has consulted on high-profile matters and supported experts in state and federal courts, as well as mediation and arbitration. Mr. Pradhan has analyzed matters in the automobile, entertainment, music, retail, social networking, high tech, and video game industries.
Mr. Pradhan’s expertise spans a wide variety of intellectual property issues, including patents, copyrights, trademarks, and trade secrets. In particular, he has consulted on cases involving lost economic profits, liability issues, and reasonable and nondiscriminatory (RAND) royalties. Mr. Pradhan analyzed lost profits and reasonable royalties in Activision v. Electronic Arts, a breach of contract case involving the publisher and developers of the video game “Call of Duty.” In addition, he has worked on landmark cases such as Move Inc. v. Zillow Inc. and Microsoft v. Motorola.
Consumer fraud and product liability
Mr. Pradhan has worked on multiple product liability matters involving alleged automotive defects. He has evaluated survey data and other market-based research to determine the scope and impact of the alleged defects. In addition, he has addressed alleged misrepresentations in cases involving consumer products and mobile phones.
In corporate transaction litigation, Mr. Pradhan has expertise with various valuation methodologies, including discounted cash flow, transaction multiples, and public comparables. He has estimated damages in a putative class action against a mortgage originator. Mr. Pradhan has consulted on many cases related to residential mortgage-backed securities, focusing on due diligence, corporate governance, and the materiality of alleged misstatements and nondisclosures.
Mr. Pradhan has substantial expertise with a range of marketing analyses related to consumer behavior, advertising, branding and brand value, and customer profitability.
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