Managing Principal at Analysis Group
Christopher Borek specialises in applying advanced economic and marketing tools to examine consumer demand and competition, with a particular focus on IP, antitrust, contracting and corporate governance issues in the high-tech and consumer product sectors. He has managed numerous economic analyses in litigation relating to IP misappropriation, competition, false advertising and other matters involving technological innovation and the adoption of new products.
Dr Borek has achieved notable successes in IP disputes across a variety of industries, including successful outcomes in several high-profile IP cases involving some of the world’s largest technology companies. His patent experience includes sophisticated analyses of consumer electronics (eg, smartphones and streaming media), healthcare (eg, pharmaceuticals, medical devices and insurance) and leading brands of other types of consumer product.
A hallmark of Dr Borek’s trial work is his ability to present complex and rigorous analyses in jury-friendly ways. He has deep experience working with leading academics in preparing testimony and expert reports, often incorporating advanced econometric regression and survey analyses.
Dr Borek has presented and written about a variety of IP-related topics, including the enforcement of IP rights, damages in Lanham Act false advertising cases, copyright misappropriation, brand and reputation harm and terms and structures for software technology transfers. In other consulting projects and research, Dr Borek has focused on contract theory and implementation, innovation, industrial organisation, international trade and corporate governance.
Dr Borek also serves as a senior policy scholar at the Centre for Business and Public Policy in Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business. Previously, he held positions with Ernst & Young’s corporate finance practice and Chernivtsi State University in Ukraine, where he taught international trade and international finance.
Dr Borek holds a PhD in economics from Cornell University and a BA in economics from the University of Arizona.