antitrust and ip

Antitrust & IP

When antitrust and IP issues converge, interplay between the two areas will significantly impact your liability and damages arguments. CRA offers a team of world-class economists who specialize in cases that require expertise in antitrust and intellectual property. Our experts have provided oral and written expert testimony in hundreds of legal disputes involving intertwined IP and antitrust issues such as:

  • Breach of contract
  • Violation of trade secrets
  • Pricing Pay-for-delay/reverse payment
  • Patent/trademark/copyright infringement
  • Commercial disputes
  • Lanham Act
  • Unfair competition
  • Market definition
  • Licensing consulting and litigation avoidance
  • Walker process/antitrust counterclaims
  • False advertising


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    Economic analysis in a product hopping litigation
    This case involved a blood thinner drug whose initial patent had expired. The brand company improved the product and obtained additional patents on those...
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  • 02
    Economic analysis of generic test specification standards
    This matter involved scientific tests for generic drug closeness to the brand, as required by the FDA. The plaintiff alleged deceptive conduct within the...
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  • 03
    FRAND analysis for mobile telecommunications patents
    The case involved patent infringement and FRAND antitrust claims (supra-FRAND licensing and discrimination) for mobile telecom standard essential patents. A...
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