Experts in Antitrust and Intellectual Property

Complicated business disputes often need to be addressed with complex but approachable economic analysis. In addition to calculating damages in our core practice areas of antitrust and intellectual property, we also have substantial experience in calculating damages in matters involving breach of contract, false advertising, and other commercial damages claims. We have worked with clients to address antitrust and commercial damages issues covering a broad spectrum of industries.

Areas of Expertise

  • Lost Profits
  • Lost Sales
  • Price Erosion and Quantity Accretion
  • Cost Measurement
  • Margin Erosion
  • Implications of Accelerated Entry
  • Unjust Enrichment
  • Future Damages
  • Prejudgment Interest

Representative Cases

Kopies, Inc., et al. v. Eastman Kodak Company
For this antitrust case, we consulted with counsel and assisted experts on data and damages analysis. The case was associated with Kodak’s parts policies (related to the well known ITS v. Kodak copier parts case).

Icon Distribution, Inc. v. Regal Entertainment Group, Regal Cinemas, Inc., and ADR Services, Inc.
In this breach of contract case, our expert provided arbitration testimony, and responded to damages claims regarding the categories of revenue and reported film rental associated with group screenings of the film Passion of the Christ.

Canal+ (U.S.), Inc. and Canal+ D.A. v. Artisan Entertainment, Inc. and Artisan Pictures, Inc.
We investigated DVD and VHS sales trends in the home video industry, including research into the introduction history of DVD equipment and DVD movie releases. Our economist prepared an expert report addressing the impact on product sales of a promotional program alleged to have violated copyrights and contractual agreements – focused on the film Stargate.

Meta Software, Inc. v. Silvaco International, Inc., et al.
Our expert analyzed damages associated with counter-plaintiff’s claims of unfair business practices, interference, and defamation in a matter arising from plaintiff’s claims of trade secret theft of integrated circuit simulation software in the electronic design automation industry. Our client was awarded damages in excess of $20 million after a trial in San Jose, California.