About the Author
Editor Dr. Gregory K. Leonard specializes in applied microeconomics and econometrics. He has provided expert analysis, as well as written and oral testimony, in the areas of intellectual property, antitrust, damages estimation, statistics and econometrics, and labor market discrimination. Dr. Leonard was one of the developers of the merger simulation technique that is now widely used to analyze the competitive effects of mergers. He has published in the RAND Journal of Economics
, the Journal of Industrial Economics
, the Journal of Public Economics
, the Journal of Labor Economics
, Antitrust Law Journal
, and the George Mason Law Review
Editor Dr. Lauren J. Stiroh specializes in the economics of intellectual property, commercial damages, and antitrust. Much of her work and research has focused on the intersection of intellectual property and antitrust litigation. She has conducted studies of patent value and assessed damages from patent infringement in a number of sectors. In high technology industries, in particular, she has analyzed the impact of standard setting on patent value and issues related to market power. In addition, she has conducted research and prepared expert reports on a variety of issues arising from antitrust allegations, has created and critiqued damages models in a variety of contexts, and is experienced in survey design and the econometric analysis of consumer survey data. Dr. Stiroh has presented her research before the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), the United States Department of Justice (DOJ), the Canadian Competition Bureau, and in expert testimony. She has also written articles and given speeches for the American Bar Association, Law Seminars International, the Practising Law Institute, and the 2002 FTC and DOJ joint hearings on "Competition and Intellectual Property Law and Policy in the Knowledge-Based Economy."