We provide rigorous economics analysis to assist our clients in patent, trademark, copyright, trade secret, and unfair competition litigation. Our experts provide testimony frequently in state and federal courts, in international and domestic arbitration, and before the International Trade Commission (ITC) and the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB).

Below is a list of example engagements for our Intellectual Property practice:

Paul Hanouna

Associate Professor in the Department of Finance of the Villanova School of Business at Villanova University

  • Intellectual Property
  • Antitrust & Competition
  • Corporate Finance
  • Securities & Finance
  • Data Science & Statistics
  • Financial Institutions
  • Real Estate
Daniel Ingberman

  • Antitrust & Competition
  • Intellectual Property
  • Technology, Internet & Media
John Kagel

University Chaired Professor of Applied Economics and Director of the Economics Laboratory at the Ohio State University

  • Intellectual Property
  • Technology, Internet & Media
  • Antitrust & Competition
Gordon Klein

Lecturer of Accounting at UCLA Anderson School of Management

  • Accounting
  • Securities & Finance
  • Valuation
  • Intellectual Property
  • Corporate Governance
Donald M. May

Managing Partner at DMA Economics LLC

  • Securities & Finance
  • Valuation
  • Intellectual Property
  • Data Science & Statistics
Jeffrey T. Prince

Professor of Business Economics at the Kelley School of Business, Indiana University

  • Antitrust & Competition
  • Intellectual Property
  • Technology, Internet & Media
Daniel F. Spulber

Elinor Hobbs Distinguished Professor of International Business and Professor of Strategy at the Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University

  • Technology, Internet & Media
  • Antitrust & Competition
  • Intellectual Property
January 26, 2024 | Featured Engagement
Featured Engagement: Negotiations & Transactions in Licensing Deals

Vega Economics was retained by Arm to support Professor Guhan Subramanian, who provided opinions informed by his expertise in negotiation theory and transactional practice.

January 19, 2024 | Brochure
2023 Year in Review

We had the privilege of supporting numerous exceptional experts from diverse fields in 2023 and were delighted to welcome several new experts into our network. To delve into our achievements over the past year, you can find more details in our 2023 Year in Review brochure.

December 20, 2023 | Featured Engagement
Featured Engagement: ITC Investigation of IP Infringement

In two ITC investigations, Prof. Spulber examined the scope of the domestic semiconductor industry, assessed the significance and sustainability of related investments, and addressed public interest factors.

October 2, 2023 | News
Class Certification Granted in Publishing Royalty Case

Judge Carter approved Plaintiffs' motion for class certification, class representatives, and Counsel in Bernstein et al v. Cengage Learning, Inc.

March 20, 2023 | Featured Expert
Featured Expert: Dr. Daniel Ingberman

Our featured expert, Dr. Dan Ingberman, is a leading economist who has significant testifying experience in both antitrust and intellectual property matters. He has over 30 years of experience teaching both law and economics at Washington University, UC Berkeley, and U Penn.

February 7, 2023 | Featured Engagement
Featured Engagement: Analysis of Copyright Royalties

Dr. Spulber was engaged to provide an expert analysis as to a damages methodology that reflects the value lost due to the publisher’s royalty reductions.

January 16, 2023 | Featured Engagement
Impact of Pandora's Reproduction Practices on Market for Music Recordings

In Flo & Eddit, Inc. v. Pandora Media LLC (2:14-cv-07648), Professor Spulber submitted a declaration in connection with Flo & Eddie's opposition to Pandora's motion for summary judgment. 

June 6, 2022 | Article
Antitrust and Innovation Competition, by Daniel F. Spulber, PhD

Expert Dr. Daniel Spulber recently published the article "Antitrust and Innovation Competition" in the Journal of Antitrust Enforcement. The article argues that although antitrust policy makers recognize the importance of innovation competition, they need to update their economic frameworks. Dr. Spulber discusses that antitrust policy makers need to move beyond traditional analysis based on the twin frameworks of perfect competition and imperfect competition. 

May 9, 2022 | News
Measuring the Private and Social Returns to R&D: Unintended Spillovers versus Technology Markets

Prof. Daniel Spulber's paper, Measuring the Private and Social Returns to R&D: Unintended Spillovers versus Technology Markets, was recently accepted by one of the most prestigious journals in economics, Journal of Political Economy.

March 14, 2022 | Insights from Experts
Prof. Daniel Spulber Weighs in on Draft SEP Policy Statement

Prof. Daniel Spulber joined more than 150 public comments that were submitted to weigh in on the Draft Revised Statement on remedies for the infringement of standards-essential patents (or SEPs) that are subject to a RAND or F/RAND licensing commitment.