Michelle M. Burtis is an expert in antitrust, damage analysis and intellectual property matters. She has extensive experience in applying economic analysis to the competitive effects of mergers and joint ventures, alleged horizontal conduct such as price fixing and market allocation, and alleged claims of attempted monopolization including predation, exclusive dealing, tying, and bundled pricing. She also has analyzed various intellectual property issues, including damage claims. Her analysis has covered a wide range of industries including, for example, oil and gas, biotechnology, consumer products, computer software, and a number of service industries.
Dr. Burtis has served as an expert in federal and state courts and in arbitration proceedings on antitrust, intellectual property, class certification, breach of contract, business interference and misrepresentation issues. She has provided economic analyses related to the competitive effects of mergers to the Federal Trade Commission and Department of Justice in numerous industries. In addition, she has provided economic advice to companies in matters unrelated to litigation including advice on competitive business strategy as well as marketing issues.
Dr. Burtis has published articles on antitrust and intellectual property issues and has contributed to antitrust publications for the American Bar Association. She is a regular speaker on antitrust and other economic topics. She also has taught economics at both the undergraduate and graduate level.