Managing Director at Berkeley Research Group, LLC
William Kerr is an expert in the economics of intellectual property and competitiveness. He has produced several books and articles on these subjects, including a leading treatise on the economics of IP damages, now in its 14th edition, published by Thomson Reuters.
In more than 30 years as a professional economist, Dr Kerr has taught economics and statistics and advised government and private clients on issues ranging from tax policy to economic development, as well as the development of international trade policy and licensing programmes. Dr Kerr testifies regularly as an expert in district court, in international and domestic arbitration and before the US International Trade Commission on intellectual property, antitrust issues and commercial disputes.
Dr Kerr has also testified in IP litigation, on lost profits and reasonable royalty damages, commercial success and infringer’s profits. He also consults with clients on the value of intellectual property and evaluating licensing and pricing strategies for exploitation of IP assets.
Dr Kerr has a PhD in economics (industrial organisation, labour economics, international economics) and MS in economics from the Graduate Faculty of The New School. Dr Kerr also has a BS in social sciences from The New School for Social Research.