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FTI Consulting’s Intellectual Property Practice and Professionals Recognized with Industry Awards  

Five Professionals Recognized Among World’s Leading Patent Litigation Expert Witnesses by Intellectual Asset Management Magazine

Honored as Best Intellectual Property Consulting Firm by The National Law Journal

WASHINGTON, July 06, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- FTI Consulting, Inc. (NYSE:FCN), the global business advisory firm dedicated to helping organizations protect and enhance their enterprise value, today announced that five professionals from the firm’s Forensic & Litigation Consulting segment have been recognized as leading patent litigation expert witnesses in the fifth edition of Intellectual Asset Management ("IAM") magazine's Patent 1000 – The World's Leading Patent Professionals guide. The five Senior Managing Directors named to this year’s list include, for the second year in a row, Carrie Distler, Christopher Gerardi and Brian Napper, and for the third year in a row, Stephen Prowse, Ph.D. and Vince Thomas. Additionally, FTI Consulting has been recognized as the top intellectual property litigation consulting firm in the 2016 Best of The National Law Journal reader rankings.

“The IAM and National Law Journalhonors are the finest distinctions and real testaments to the outstanding service our intellectual property professionals provide clients,” said Neal Hochberg, Global Leader of the Forensic & Litigation Consulting segment at FTI Consulting. “Stephen, Vince, Carrie, Christopher and Brian are highly respected intellectual property experts, and each of them has played an integral role in growing FTI Consulting into the leading IP firm it is today.”

The IAM Patent 1000 – The World's Leading Patent Professionals guide focuses exclusively on naming best-in-class patent prosecution, licensing and litigation practitioners on a global basis, as well as expert witnesses in the United States. IAM conducted more than 1,500 telephone interviews with numerous attorneys at law, patent attorneys and in-house counsel to gather market intelligence on the leading players in the field. Individuals qualify for a listing in the annual guide when they receive sufficient positive feedback from peers and clients with knowledge of their practice and the market within which they operate.

The annual Best of The National Law Journal ranks the top providers to the legal marketplace. Over 7,300 votes were cast via online ballots by readers in 84 categories. The survey encompassed all important aspects in the practice of law, from data, research and technology to finance, expert witnesses, outsource services and more.

FTI Consulting’s Intellectual Property practice helps clients deal with the many challenges and complexities of successful intellectual property valuation, protection and management both from a U.S. perspective and by providing resources, knowledge and experience globally. FTI Consulting’s IP experts provide litigation support and economic damages quantification as well as IP valuation, royalty compliance, licensing and IP management and commercialization. FTI Consulting professionals have extensive testifying experience in federal, state, and administrative law courts as well as in domestic and international arbitration forums. FTI Consulting experts also assist clients with resolving a wide range of brand integrity issues through strategic brand protection, counterfeit and IP investigations.

About FTI Consulting
FTI Consulting, Inc. is a global business advisory firm dedicated to helping organizations protect and enhance enterprise value in an increasingly complex legal, regulatory and economic environment. With more than 4,600 employees located in 28 countries, FTI Consulting professionals work closely with clients to anticipate, illuminate and overcome complex business challenges in areas such as investigations, litigation, mergers and acquisitions, regulatory issues, reputation management, strategic communications and restructuring. The Company generated $1.78 billion in revenues during fiscal year 2015. For more information, visit and connect with us on Twitter (@FTIConsulting), Facebook and LinkedIn.


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