Intellectual Property

Economists at The Brattle Group provide innovative and rigorous economics analysis, combined with in-depth industry experience, to assist our clients with complex intellectual property matters.

Brattle’s intellectual property group has a proven track record of successful case execution. Our Principals have submitted expert reports in over 100 IP matters, and we also work closely with a number of leading academic and industry experts.

Our collective experience spans a wide range of industries, including medical devices, pharmaceuticals, biologic drugs, computer hardware and software, telecommunications, navigation and location technologies, and consumer products. We strive within a changing and unpredictable litigation environment to manage costs carefully, while delivering the maximum net value to our clients.

Areas of Expertise

Principals
Abere 068
Principal
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Dr. Abere provides economic research, data analysis, and expert witness testimony in cases involving antitrust, contracts, intellectual property, and other commercial litigation as well as regulatory proceedings. More icon f02782c24cccaf6d90e1da53920c42f20e5a8955f54ac2ca5727ec7dc89987b4
Bazelon 066
Principal
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Dr. Bazelon consults and testifies in numerous telecommunications matters, ranging from wireless license auctions, spectrum management, and competition policy, to patent infringement, wireless reselling, and broadband deployment. More icon f02782c24cccaf6d90e1da53920c42f20e5a8955f54ac2ca5727ec7dc89987b4
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Principal
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Dr. Berkman is an expert in applied microeconomics in the areas of the environment, energy, and natural resources; environmental health and safety; discrimination; and intellectual property. More icon f02782c24cccaf6d90e1da53920c42f20e5a8955f54ac2ca5727ec7dc89987b4
Cameron 063
Principal
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Dr. Lisa Cameron is an economist with two decades of experience consulting to attorneys and companies involved in commercial litigation, regulatory proceedings, and other complex matters. More icon f02782c24cccaf6d90e1da53920c42f20e5a8955f54ac2ca5727ec7dc89987b4
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Principal
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Mr. Harington brings nearly 25 years of diverse experience in business consulting, M&A transaction advisory, and general financial consulting to companies in a variety of industries and ranging in size from large, multi-national public companies to local, privately-owned companies. More icon f02782c24cccaf6d90e1da53920c42f20e5a8955f54ac2ca5727ec7dc89987b4
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Principal
Dr. Herscovici specializes in the application of economics, finance, and data analysis to litigation and other complex business issues. More icon f02782c24cccaf6d90e1da53920c42f20e5a8955f54ac2ca5727ec7dc89987b4
Levy 080
Principal
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Dr. Levy specializes in microeconomics, econometrics, and statistics. He has supported expert work calculating damages in numerous litigation cases with an emphasis on statistical and econometric issues. More icon f02782c24cccaf6d90e1da53920c42f20e5a8955f54ac2ca5727ec7dc89987b4
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Principal
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Professor McFadden is the Presidential Professor of Health Economics at the University of Southern California, where he has joint appointments at the USC Sol Price School of Public Policy and the Department of Economics at USC Dornsife College. More icon f02782c24cccaf6d90e1da53920c42f20e5a8955f54ac2ca5727ec7dc89987b4
Myers 036
Principal
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Professor Myers is one of the world’s leading authorities on the theory and practice of finance. More icon f02782c24cccaf6d90e1da53920c42f20e5a8955f54ac2ca5727ec7dc89987b4
Neels 241
Principal
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Dr. Neels has more than 30 years of research and consulting experience in all aspects of the transportation sector. More icon f02782c24cccaf6d90e1da53920c42f20e5a8955f54ac2ca5727ec7dc89987b4
Seth 083
Principal
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Dr. Seth specializes in intellectual property and economic policy. She has testified on a range of economic issues and has assisted leading technology companies in more than two dozen intellectual property investigations at the ITC. She is experienced in applying the tools of economic analysis to policy questions and has performed policy analyses across various industries for trade associations and government agencies. More icon f02782c24cccaf6d90e1da53920c42f20e5a8955f54ac2ca5727ec7dc89987b4
Principal Emeritus
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Principal Emeritus
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Dr. Wilson has extensive experience conducting analyses for antitrust, regulatory, and other competition-related matters. More icon f02782c24cccaf6d90e1da53920c42f20e5a8955f54ac2ca5727ec7dc89987b4
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Principal Emeritus
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Dr. Wise specializes in the application of economics and statistical techniques to analyze damages in connection with business and environmental litigation. More icon f02782c24cccaf6d90e1da53920c42f20e5a8955f54ac2ca5727ec7dc89987b4
Academic Advisors
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Academic Advisor
Professor Allenby is the Helen C. Kurtz Chair in Marketing at The Ohio State University’s Fisher College of Business, where he is also a Professor of Marketing and Professor of Statistics. More icon f02782c24cccaf6d90e1da53920c42f20e5a8955f54ac2ca5727ec7dc89987b4
Academic Advisor
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Dr. Economides is an expert on network economics, electronic commerce, antitrust, and public policy. More icon f02782c24cccaf6d90e1da53920c42f20e5a8955f54ac2ca5727ec7dc89987b4
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Academic Advisor
Joshua Gans is a Professor of Strategic Management and the Jeffrey S. Skoll Chair of Technical Innovation and Entrepreneurship at the Rotman School of Management at the University of Toronto. More icon f02782c24cccaf6d90e1da53920c42f20e5a8955f54ac2ca5727ec7dc89987b4
Academic Advisor
Dr. Grabowski is a Professor of Economics, member of the faculty for the Health Sector Management Program, and Director of the Program in Pharmaceuticals and Health Economics at Duke University. More icon f02782c24cccaf6d90e1da53920c42f20e5a8955f54ac2ca5727ec7dc89987b4
Academic Advisor
Dennis Logue is chair of the board of directors at Ledyard National Bank in Hanover, New Hampshire and a professor emeritus at Dartmouth College. More icon f02782c24cccaf6d90e1da53920c42f20e5a8955f54ac2ca5727ec7dc89987b4
Academic Advisor
Dr. Philipson is a Professor of Public Policy Studies at the Irving B. Harris Graduate School of Public Policy Studies at The University of Chicago, where he teaches courses in microeconomics and health economics. More icon f02782c24cccaf6d90e1da53920c42f20e5a8955f54ac2ca5727ec7dc89987b4
Academic Advisor
Peter E. Rossi is the James Collins Professor of Marketing, Economics and Statistics at UCLA’s Anderson School of Management, and is an influential and widely-cited expert in marketing, statistics, and econometrics. More icon f02782c24cccaf6d90e1da53920c42f20e5a8955f54ac2ca5727ec7dc89987b4
Article
Computing Damages in Product Mislabeling Cases: Plaintiffs’ Mistaken Approach in Briseno v. ConAgra
February 27, 2017
Published in Bloomberg Bureau of National Affairs (BNA)
Article
August 12, 2016
Kevin Neels, Pallavi Seth, and Jeffrey C. Metzcar
Published in Law360

The article discusses the types of information attorneys and economic experts find valuable in patent infringement litigation.

Article
An Empirical Approach To Reverse Payment Settlements
July 6, 2015
Published on Law360
Presentation
ITC in Flux: Learnings from Recent Developments
April 4, 2014
Pallavi Seth, Lynn I. Levine, Eric S. Namrow, and Kimberly Parke
Presented at the American Bar Association’s 29th Annual Intellectual Property Law Conference
Article
The Role Of Conjoint Surveys In Reasonable Royalty Cases
October 16, 2013
Published in Law360
Presentation
Patent Damages: The Role of Conjoint Surveys
August 2013
Presented at the American Bar Association Annual Meeting, San Francisco
Presentation
Safeguarding U.S. Intellectual Property Rights: The Domestic Industry Requirement of Section 337
July 25, 2013
Prepared for a West LegalEd CLE Program
Presentation
Making a Public Interest Case at the ITC
June 19, 2013
Pallavi Seth, Vaishali Udupa, Mark Whitaker, and Kimberly Parke
Presented at the American Bar Association CLE Program
Article
An Economic View of ITC 337 Cases and the Public Interest
November 21, 2012
Published in Law360
Brochure
Intellectual Property Brochure
2012
Published by The Brattle Group, Inc.
Article
Pricing reform in developing countries
September 2002
Published in Power Economics