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Jeffrey G.  Snell

Vice President
Chicago
+1-312-377-9283
jsnell@crai.com
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Charles River Associates Biography and contact information for Jeffery Snell, Vice President to CRA (Charles River Associates)
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Practice area
Intellectual Property

Education
MBA Finance, University of North Carolina
BS Accounting, Indiana University

Experience
Mr. Snell focuses on helping companies resolve a wide range of business issues related to intellectual property.  His intellectual property valuation experience includes the valuation of patents, trade secrets, know-how, trademarks, and software in a variety of contexts, including licensing transactions, the creation of joint ventures, the development of business strategy, infringement litigation, corporate restructurings, and tax-related matters.  Mr. Snell has been designated as an expert and provided testimony in intellectual property and commercial litigation matters.  He has testified in federal court on patent infringement damages.  He combines his infringement litigation experience with his extensive financial modeling capabilities to create flexible decision tree models to help companies evaluate, manage, and settle intellectual property disputes.

Mr. Snell also creates flexible valuation models to help clients negotiate financial terms in licensing transactions.  He has created numerous, flexible valuation models involving decision trees, Monte Carlo analysis, sensitivity analysis, and very large, complex structures.  Mr. Snell has experience in a variety of industries, including medical devices, pharmaceuticals, energy, petrochemicals, insurance, software, computer hardware, communication technology, semiconductors, automotive components, and various consumer products.

Mr. Snell is a CPA and has presented to professional groups and written articles on a variety of topics, including intellectual property valuation, the securitization of intellectual property assets, technology assessment, the commercialization of technology, and intellectual property risk management. He is also a member of the Licensing Executives Society and the Intellectual Property Owners Association.