AmiCOUR IP Group Introduces You To Its Leadership
Scott Bechtel, CLP
 Tony Escobar, MBA

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Maximum Value at
Minimum Cost

by J. Scott Bechtel, CLP
Ray I. Throckmorton, CPA
IAM Magazine

Price Your Case:
Expected Value Calculations
in  Patent Litigation

by J; Scott Bechtel, CLP
Ray I. Throckmorton, CPA
Les Nouvelles

Potential IP Devaluation?
US Supreme Court Agrees
to Hear Microsoft v. i4i

by J. Scott Bechtel, CLP
Brian J. Fahey, Esq.
LES Viewpoints (Cover)

Google Books Revisited:
The Sinking of the
 Print Publishing Industry

By J. Scott Bechtel, CLP
Susan Goldsmith, Esq.
LES Viewpoints (page 10)

Update IAM Disciplines to Dodge False Marking Trolls
by J. Scott Bechtel, CLP
Adrian P. J. Mollo, Esq.

LES Viewpoints (page 4)

Google That Patent?
USPTO And Google Team Up To Make IP Data Accessible

by J. Scott Bechtel, CLP
Tony Escobar, MBA
LES Viewpoints (Cover)

New IP in IT:
Gadgets, Widgets, Clouds Portals And Lots Of Sharing

by J. Scott Bechtel, CLP
LES Viewpoints (Cover)

Infrared Optoelectronics
Devices and Applications

by J. Scott Bechtel
William Nunley
Marcel Dekker

Royalty Audit Checklist
by Ray Throckmorton, CPA

Photo of J. Scott Bechtel, CEO, AmiCOUR IP Group, LLCJ. Scott Bechtel, CLP, MSIA
Managing Partner and CEO

Scott delivers the unique blend of scientific, business, and patent experience deemed vital for success directing intellectual property consulting projects.  Before becoming a Certified Licensing Professional, Scott began mentoring others with patentable ideas in 1999 following a successful high technology corporate and entrepreneurial career.  He understands how to effectively transform great ideas into commercial success, and how to protect strategic IP assets. Scott delivers engineering and scientific expertise related to a range of technologies comprised of semiconductors, computer systems, software, consumer electronics, sensors, instrumentation, aerospace, automotive/heavy truck, mechanical systems, specialty tools, chemicals, materials sciences, environmental solutions, medical  devices, patient monitoring, and life sciences technologies including diagnostic solutions, reagents, drug delivery, compounds, probiotics, and proteomics. He leads the AmiCOUR IP Group team of subject matter and testifying experts for high technology and life sciences intellectual property matters
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Photo of Tony Escobar, Executive Vice President, AmiCOUR IP Group, LLCTony Escobar, CLP, MBA
Executive Vice President and CFO

Tony is a Certified Licensing Professional and finance executive with over 15 years of experience licensing software and information assets. He has negotiated multiple and complex strategic relationships. Tony has developed and sold software and data products, and participated in successful licensing-related arbitration and mediation. He developed financial models to accurately measure damages and generate an outstanding outcome for the prevailing party. 

Tony understands how to value intellectual property assets, and more importantly, how to articulate that value in terms that make sense.  Read full bio.

Jim Burgess, AmiCOUR EVPDavid Welch, DBA, CPA, CFE
Executive Vice President

Dr. Welch is a Certified Public Accountant and a Certified Fraud Examiner. He directs royalty audits, valuation projects, and serves as a damages expert. Dave is a former professor of Accounting, Forensic Accounting, and Fraud Examination with more than 20 years of experience, including providing forensic accounting services to attorneys involved in business litigation. Strengths include the ability to analyze quantitative and qualitative information, determine the issues, and develop a professional opinion. Dr. Welch is noted for his ability to provide clear and convincing written reports and easily-understood expert witness testimony.
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