Nick Biagioli

Associate Principal

Mr. Biagioli is an Associate Principal in the Intellectual Property Practice at CRA.  He specializes in the analysis of damages and valuation issues in complex commercial litigation with an emphasis on matters involving intellectual property rights.  His experience includes a broad range of disputes, including patent and trademark infringement, trade secret misappropriation, unfair competition, breach of contract and other types of disputes.

Mr. Biagioli also has significant valuation experience outside of litigation for a variety of business purposes, including mergers and acquisitions and licensing transactions. Applying his expertise in accounting and financial analysis, Mr. Biagioli routinely analyzes the cause and effect relationship between alleged unlawful conduct and the parties’ economic positions by analyzing the incremental impact on revenues (volume and pricing) and relevant incremental costs.  Mr. Biagioli has developed damages models under a broad range of theories, including lost profits, unjust enrichment, reasonable royalty, and loss/gain of business value.  He also has experience in analyzing accounting, financial, and marketing information to address the issues of commercial success and irreparable harm.

Mr. Biagioli is particularly skilled at developing flexible financial models to deal with large, complex sets of data and to quantify damages under multiple scenarios.  His experience spans all phases of litigation, including with respect to fact and expert witness discovery, mediation, arbitration, trial, post-trial, and settlement.  His work has covered many industries and a wide range of products and technologies.

Mr. Biagioli is a Certified Public Accountant in Illinois, which, together with his educational background, enables him to assess financial metrics, market forces, competitive dynamics, and other factors that impact damages opinions.

Selected Engagements

  • 01
    Trade secret damages analysis in cloud services (SaaS/fintech) sector
    CRA provided expert testimony on damages and valuation issues in a matter involving the theft of technical and commercial trade secrets related to investment...
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  • 02
    Trademark valuation for international arbitration
    CRA was retained by counsel on behalf of two US subsidiaries of a global tire manufacturer and distributor in connection with an investor-state dispute...
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  • 03
    Valuation of educational textbook copyrights in bankruptcy
    A CRA expert determined the fair market value of a publisher’s US copyrights in connection with bankruptcy proceedings and a dispute with the publisher’s...
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