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“Analysis Group is full of exceptional professionals; from the testifying experts to the first-year analysts, the team hold themselves to a high-standard, deliver fantastic work and can handle multiple cases spanning the full range of patent damages issues.” John Jarosz is at the forefront and is described as “one of the sharpest, most ethical, responsive and impressive economic experts out there. John has an excellent technical knowledge and takes a careful, measured approach to his work, which ensures his credibility. He has served as the lead economics expert in multiple multi-billion-dollar patent cases and his analysis and strategy carries great weight in the courtroom.” His team also come highly praised: “Lauren Kindler is at the top of her field. She is thoughtful and detailed in her work as well as extremely knowledgeable in the damages space. Lauren engages with the specifics of a case; she knows exactly what questions to ask and is a great testifier.” “Things run very smoothly when Na Dawson is at the helm. She is a highly skilled expert who performs thoughtful analysis and is incredibly diligent, well prepared and wonderful to work with. Na is readily available and provides a polished work product; she is also willing to delve deep into her reasoning and thinks outside the box.” “Carla Mulhern is one of the best testifying damages experts; she provides well-reasoned, supported and skilled testimony.” “Robert Vigil is an excellent witness, whether in deposition or in trial, and he’s a pleasure to work with. His reports are high quality, and he’s extremely well informed of the case law applicable to damages.” “John Browning is an excellent economic and damages expert for patent infringement cases. John is thorough, creative and intelligent. He can work within the constraints of the information available and provide detailed analyses, despite limitations. His work is also timely, which is critical.” Keith Ugone can be found masterminding particularly complex business disputes, while Laura Stamm has more than 100 depositions and trials under her belt, and she is a clear and confident testifier. Seasoned analysts Minh Doan and Jeffrey Kinrich are methodical in their approach and dispense great leadership. The duo recently captained a team to assess royalties in an international arbitration relating to face-detection technology, which settled just before the arbitration began. Rene Befurt skilfully applies his expertise in surveys and market research techniques to intellectual property. Well versed in high-profile and high-stakes IP disputes, Christopher Borek can easily distil complex concepts to perform brilliantly in front of a jury. Justin McLean and Daniel Slottje are other essential contacts. McLean is most at home leading large teams to success in high-profile cases; renowned academic Slottje draws on wisdom distilled from three decades of experience to produce the most robust analyses.
Analysis Group is one of the largest international economics consulting firms, with more than 1,200 professionals across 14 offices in North America, Europe and Asia. Since 1981, we have provided expertise in economics, finance, health care analytics and strategy to top law firms, Fortune Global 500 companies and government agencies worldwide. Our internal experts, together with our network of affiliated experts from academia, industry and government, offer our clients exceptional breadth and depth of expertise.
Analysis Group’s expertise covers the full spectrum of IP issues, from patent, copyright, trademarks and trademark infringement to misappropriation of trade secrets and unfair competition.
We serve clients by:
- developing damages estimates, including lost profits, reasonable royalties and unjust enrichment/disgorgement of profits;
- evaluating economic issues arising in US International Trade Commission (ITC) Section 337 investigations, such as domestic industry, remedy, bond, injury and public interest;
- designing and conducting surveys and market research to support quantification of product, feature or brand value and estimation of damages, and rebutting opposing expert reports and survey methodologies;
- determining marketplace success and causal nexus as they relate to commercial success in US district court, ITC and US Patent Trial and Appeal Board matters;
- assessing compliance with FRAND obligations; and
- evaluating irreparable harm/adequacy of monetary damages, balance of hardships and public interest in requests for preliminary and permanent injunctive relief.
We also have helped corporate clients manage their intangible assets to achieve competitive advantage and growth. This includes the valuation, transfer and structuring of IP assets in business settings. We have structured optimal business arrangements relevant to the sale or licensing of IP; and recommended appropriate compensation structures, scopes of agreement and levels of collaboration between or among the parties. In all of our IP engagements, we deliver specialised expertise by drawing upon our firm’s capabilities in related practice areas.
Clients benefit from our ability to deploy both traditional and advanced analytical tools and methodologies in assessing sales impacts, prices, profits and substitution patterns. Examples include econometric demand analyses, conjoint surveys, social media analyses and machine learning tools. We also work closely with our networks of highly distinguished experts from leading universities and industry experts to develop and present innovative, fact-based solutions for our clients. The combination of our case teams’ experience with the specialised skills and knowledge of our academic and industry experts allows us to offer extensive IP expertise to our clients.
We have deep experience handling IP matters across a range of industries, including:
- arts, entertainment and recreation;
- banking and financial services;
- computer hardware;
- computer software;
- consumer electronics;
- consumer products;
- energy and environment;
- medical devices;
- telecommunications; and
Our professionals have assisted attorneys and corporate clients in all phases of litigation and on a variety of matters, including:
- commercial success;
- damages (lost profits, price erosion, reasonable royalty);
- domestic industry;
- financial modelling;
- FRAND compliance;
- ITC Section 337 investigations;
- technology transfer;
- unjust enrichment; and