David Yurkerwich

Job Title: Senior Managing Director
Company: Ankura Consulting Group

David Yurkerwich is a Senior Managing Director and a leader of Ankura‚Äôs IP team. He is based in New York and works closely with companies and law firms in the United States, United Kingdom, Germany and Asia. David is a seasoned valuation and damages expert with over 40 years of experience. He has provided expert evidence in over 100 disputes.  He has facilitated numerous IP transactions including technology transfers, licenses and sales. David has designed, implemented and managed patent licensing programs.  His expert work has included reports and testimony in patent infringement cases, standard-essential patent FRAND disputes, international arbitrations and other business disputes involving a broad range of technologies and markets. David and his team continuously enhance their valuation models by combining timely market information with advanced analytical tools to consider the technical, legal and business risks in IP negotiations and litigation.  They access the best-in-class data sources and build proprietary patent data bases. David received a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from the Villanova School of Business and became a certified public accountant at Arthur Andersen & Co. He was a founder of IP-focused consultancy teams at Peterson Worldwide, InteCap, Charles River Associates and Navigant Consulting (which became part of Ankura in 2018). Ankura is a global consultancy with professional teams that collaborate to create innovative customized solutions for clients facing a wide range of economic, governance and regulatory challenges and opportunities.