OnPoint Analytics is an economic, finance and statistical consultancy specializing in expert testimony for complex, high-stakes litigation. The firm has been involved in many of the largest cases of the last decade. Although concentrations are heaviest in antitrust and competition, intellectual property, class certifications, pharmaceuticals and economic damages, we also provide services related to transition economies, the valuation of biodiversity, strategy, trade disputes, natural resources, the environment and renewable energy, insurance and healthcare, as well as financial analysis. Our experts include first rate academic economists and statisticians, as well as experts on franchises, business, finance, taxation and commercial real estate. A highly skilled staff of economists, statisticians, database architects and document analysts provides clients with tailored, empirically focused work product, accessible to the lay audience.

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The Rumor Mill

Gordon Rausser recently became the subject of controversy in connection with his role as the Plaintiffs' economics expert in In re: Rail Freight Fuel Surcharge Antitrust Litigation ("Rails"), a class action pending in the District Court for the District of Columbia. The defendants alleged that he was a part owner of a company that purchases claims from class members in pending class actions, and that he had a financial stake in the outcome of the Rails case itself.

Re-thinking Royalties

On December 3, 2014, OnPoint economic expert Dr. Gordon Rausser spoke at the 2014 IP Institute conference hosted by the law firm of Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP and the NYU School of Law. The topic of the session was “The Changing Role of the Expert.” Dr. Rausser spoke on some of the most challenging issues for experts opining on reasonable royalty damages for patent infringement. He outlined strategies for addressing these challenges.