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Dr. Sumanth Addanki

Senior Vice President

White Plains
tel: +1 914 448 4060
fax: +1 914 448 4040


sumanth.addanki@nera.com
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Education

PhD and AM in economics, Harvard University
MA (Hons.) in economics, Birla Institute of Technology and Science, India

Experience

Dr. Addanki specializes in antitrust, intellectual property, and the evaluation of commercial damages.

In the antitrust area, Dr. Addanki has analyzed the competitive consequences of numerous mergers in a wide range of industries, including agricultural products, chemicals, consumer products, medical devices, pharmaceuticals, and semiconductors, among many others; he has frequently presented the results of his analyses to US antitrust agencies and courts. In addition, he has addressed liability and damages issues involving allegations of predatory pricing, monopolization, price discrimination, resale price maintenance, tying, and other antitrust violations in a variety of different industries.

Many of Dr. Addanki's antitrust inquiries have focused specifically on intellectual property and its unique role in the analysis of market power and competitive effects. In the intellectual property area more generally, he has evaluated economic damages in cases involving patent infringement, trade secrets, trade dress, Lanham Act violations, and other claims. He has written and lectured extensively on the use of economic analysis in these matters.

Dr. Addanki has also evaluated liability and damages issues in many other settings. He has calculated economic damages in cases involving allegations of breach of contract, fraud, and misrepresentation, among many other issues. He has also studied commodity futures markets in several cases involving allegations of market manipulation.

Dr. Addanki has testified before state and federal courts, the US Federal Trade Commission, and various other regulatory bodies. His articles and speeches have been invited and published by the American Bar Association, the Practicing Law Institute, European Competition Law Review, and many other comparable institutions.