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Dr. Lauren Stiroh

Managing Director

Chair of NERA's Global Antitrust and Competition Practice

Contact

White Plains, NY
Tel: +1 914 448 4143
Fax: +1 914 448 4040

Email: lauren.stiroh@nera.com
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Education

PhD in economics, Harvard University
MA in economics, University of British Columbia
BA in economics, University of Western Ontario

Experience

Dr. Stiroh specializes in the economics of antitrust, intellectual property, and commercial damages. She has conducted research, prepared expert reports, and testified in court on a variety of issues arising from antitrust allegations such as monopolization, exclusionary conduct, tying, vertical restrictions, price fixing, predatory pricing, price discrimination, and abuse of standard setting. Dr. Stiroh has analyzed the competitive effects of mergers, acquisitions, and joint ventures. She has also written expert reports and consulted on matters related to assessing impact and damages in class action litigation. Dr. Stiroh has performed or critiqued damage calculations in more than a dozen industrial settings.

Dr. Stiroh has also written and testified on the subject of intellectual property value and valuation. She has assessed and critiqued damages from patent, copyright, and trademark infringement in industries including semiconductors, biotechnology, pharmaceuticals, medical devices, and consumer products. Much of Dr. Stiroh's work and research focuses on the intersection of antitrust and intellectual property litigation. She has analyzed market power in technology markets and evaluated licensing arrangements, including tying and patent pooling. In addition, she is a co-editor and contributing author of Economic Approaches to Intellectual Property Policy, Litigation, and Management, published in 2005. In 2002, Dr. Stiroh took part in the US Department of Justice and Federal Trade Commission joint hearings on "Competition and Intellectual Property Law and Policy in the Knowledge-Based Economy."

Dr. Stiroh has presented her research before the FTC, the DOJ, the Canadian Competition Bureau, and in expert testimony.  She has testified in Federal and State court in the US and in proceedings in Canada before the Ontario Supreme Court Justice. In arbitration matters, Dr. Stiroh has appeared before the Judicial Arbiter Group and the American Arbitration Association. Dr. Stiroh was also named as a leading economic expert witness in the Global Arbitration Review's "The International Who's Who of Commercial Arbitration 2012," a guide to the world's leading commercial arbitration experts.

Title Type Author
Demonstrating Faulty Predictions in Class Certification Analysis Published Article Dr. Lauren Stiroh, Dr. Christine Meyer, and Dr. Claire (Chunying) Xie
Econometrics: Legal, Practical and Technical Issues, Second Edition Book Edited By Dr. Lawrence Wu, with chapters by Dr. Lauren Stiroh, Dr. Ramsey Shehadeh, and Dr. Timothy Watts
FTC Requires Patentee To Fulfill Licensing Commitments To A Standard-Setting Organiza... Published Article By Dr. Lauren Stiroh, with Eugene L. Chang, William H. Rooney, and Heather M. Schneider of Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP
Economics of Antitrust: Complex Issues In a Dynamic Economy Book Edited by Dr. Lawrence Wu
Proving Causation in Damages Analyses Book Dr. Lauren Stiroh
Economic Approaches to Intellectual Property Policy, Litigation, and Management Book Edited by Dr. Lauren Stiroh et al.
The Relevant Market in IP and Antitrust Litigation Published Article By Dr. Lauren Stiroh with Dr. Alyssa Lutz
Unreasonable Royalties Presentation By Dr. Lauren Stiroh
Standard Setting and Market Power Report By Dr. Richard Rapp and Dr. Lauren Stiroh
Standard Setting, Market Power and IP Value Presentation By Dr. Lauren Stiroh