- Senior Managing Director
- FTI Consulting
Brian Napper is a Senior Managing Director and Global Intellectual Property (IP) Leader at FTI Consulting and past Global Principal in Charge of Deloitte’s IP practice. Mr. Napper has testified in over 50 US Federal and State Court trials and International Arbitration proceedings related to IP damages in many industries, including telecom, semiconductors, software, clean energy, cloud computing, medical devices, pharmaceutical and social media.
Mr. Napper has a significant practice consulting with European companies and has recently been appointed by the European Commission as a subject matter Monitor on FRAND issues for 10 years, assessing whether certain licensing activities of an intellectual property rights holder, including negotiation timing behavior and agreed upon rates, are consistent with a FRAND framework. Working with cross discipline teams of engineers, business unit leaders and counsel, Mr. Napper has directed numerous licensing negotiations, setting royalty rates and terms.