Paul Benson is a director in the Expert Services practice, based in the Minneapolis office. Paul has more than 18 years of experience in consulting clients and counsel on complex commercial disputes and intellectual property matters, including economic, valuation and strategy issues related to intellectual property, general business and commercial disputes.

Prior to joining Kroll, Paul held positions at global advisory and accounting firms, including StoneTurn and Grant Thornton. 

His experience includes the evaluation and quantification of economic damages on engagements involving patent infringement, copyright and trademark infringement, misappropriation of trade secrets, breach of contract, business diminution, and financial investigations. Paul is skilled in the application of the Panduit factors in assessing lost profits and the Georgia-Pacific factors in determining reasonable royalty rates.

Paul has performed numerous analyses of market and sales trends, business practices, and lost revenue and profits. He has worked with clients across industries such as computer hardware and software, electronics, mobile device, Internet e-commerce, pharmaceutical, biotechnology, semiconductor, oil and gas, telecommunications, retail, medical device, chemical, manufacturing and automotive.

Paul received his B.B.A in finance from Baylor University and M.A. in biblical studies from Luther Seminary. He is a Certified Fraud Examiner and a Certified Licensing Professional.

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