- Fernando Torres is an intellectual asset economist with over 25 years of work experience in economics, financial analysis, and business management in the U.S. and Mexico. He is a member and Chief Economist at IPmetrics LLC, an intellectual property consulting firm specializing in the strategic analysis, valuation, and expert witness assessment of the full spectrum of intangible assets.
- Since 2004, Mr. Torres has applied his economics, finance and business experience, as well as skills in quantitative techniques, to the analysis and valuation of intangible assets, including valuation for transactional and litigation purposes (bankruptcy and infringement cases). Prior to joining IPmetrics, Mr. Torres served as Senior Economist at CONSOR® Intellectual Asset Management.
- He first earned a B.A. in Economics from the Metropolitan University in Mexico City (1980), and went on to earn a Graduate Diploma in Economics from the University of East Anglia (U. K., 1981), and a Master of Science Degree specializing in Econometrics from the University of London, England (1982).
- Mr. Torres is a member of the National Association of Forensic Economics, and of the Western Economics Association International, among others. His career has spanned from academia, to branches of government, to private industry and consulting.
Mr. Torres regularly presents on topics related to intangible asset valuation in a variety of venues, many of which qualify for CLE credit. During the past two years, Mr. Torres has been an instructor for the course “Valuing Intangible Assets for Litigation,” which is part of the requirements of the Certified Forensic Financial Analyst designation issued by the National Association of Certified Valuation Analysts (NACVA).