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Molly Sapia provides trusted survey expertise on a range of matters including research design, questionnaire design, data analysis, survey programming and fielding, and monitoring data collection. She has experience in qualitative research methods such as personal interviews, focus groups, and participant observation.


Dr. Sapia's experience in intellectual property surveys includes likelihood of confusion surveys, false advertising surveys, secondary meaning surveys, and other surveys for litigation under the Lanham Act. She has also worked on various conjoint surveys used in the calculation of damages in class action cases.

Prior to joining NERA, Dr. Sapia taught statistics and data analysis labs at Temple University. She also conducted a survey of 400 sexual violence compliance professionals at American universities for her dissertation and was the lead assessment researcher for Temple's General Education Office.


  • PhD in sociology, Temple University
  • MA in sociology, Temple University
  • BA in sociology, Villanova University