​​Three HKA experts recognized in the 2024 IAM Patent 1000

HKA is delighted that three of our experts have been recognized as expert witnesses in the 2024 IAM Patent 1000.  Now in its 11th edition, IAM undertook an exhaustive qualitative research project to identify outstanding firms and individuals across multiple jurisdictions.  

HKA listings:  

Thomas Britven, Partner, has more than 30 years of experience as an economic consultant and trusted adviser. He has served some of the world’s largest clients in hundreds of financial damages claims and business consulting matters. His extensive expertise includes complex financial damages analysis in intellectual property, breach of contract, business interruption, unfair competition, forensic accounting, and business valuation disputes. 

John L Hansen, Partner, has more than 30 years of experience consulting to companies on economic, accounting and damages matters in a wide variety of industries. John has analyzed and addressed claims for lost profits, price erosion, reasonable royalties, unjust enrichment, increased costs and diminution of asset and business value in a variety of circumstances and industries related to IP infringement, breach of contract, class action, antitrust, unfair competition and other allegations. 

Paul K Meyer, Partner, is recognized as a leading practitioner in the valuation of proprietary properties, systems and platforms, including enterprise software; application software; virtual machines; integrated circuits; content delivery networks; mainframe data storage system; cloud-based platforms; video gaming platforms; online commerce and auction platforms; industry-leading audio codec; video codec; artificial intelligence; and air interface standard essential technologies, including cellular, Wi-Fi and Bluetooth. 

“We are thrilled to see the recognition our experts have received in this year’s IAM Patent 1000. Sincere gratitude firstly to all the work our talented experts and their teams consistently deliver – it is a fantastic testament to our team’s extensive expertise in the Intellectual Property field and the exceptional service they provide to our clients.”  

Renny Borhan, Chief Executive Officer, HKA


The firm’s intellectual property services range from valuing intangible assets, quantifying damages, including lost profits and reasonable royalties, preparing accounts of the infringer’s profits, assisting with technology transfers and providing expert witness testimony. 

The issues involved in intellectual property disputes are complex. Navigating them requires provable expertise in valuation and damages assessment underpinned by a detailed understanding of applicable legal statutes, case law, economic and damages theory, and valuation concepts. 

HKA’s IP practice has experience in multiple industries, jurisdictions, international arbitrations, and some of the most notable copyright and patent damages cases over the last twenty years. 

Find out more about the firm’s intellectual property services and its diverse range of expert witnesses.  


​​Headquartered in the UK, HKA is a leading global consultancy in project advisory, risk mitigation, dispute resolution, expert witness and litigation support services. 

​HKA brings a proud record of excellent service and high achievement to bear on today’s challenges. As trusted independent consultants, experts and advisers, we help clients manage disputes, risk and uncertainty on complex contracts and challenging projects. Our advice is impartial, incisive and authoritative. 

​We work with government agencies, local authorities, contractors, legal firms, and other professional service providers, as well as owners and operators, financial institutions and insurers. HKA’s global portfolio includes some of the world’s largest and most prestigious commissions across a wide range of industries, including aerospace and defense, buildings, energy and natural resources, environment and climate change, financial services, healthcare and life sciences, industrial and manufacturing, marine and shipping, mining and metals, oil and gas, power and utilities, real estate and tourism, sports and entertainment, technology, media and telecomms and transportation infrastructure. 

​HKA has in excess of 1,000 experts, consultants and advisors across 45+ offices in 17 countries with the skills and experience that are essential to get to the heart of even the most complex issues. Our people have vast first-hand experience spanning all major industries and the world’s most complex megaprojects, as well as an international track record of achieving successful outcomes. 

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