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Anne Layne-Farrar

Anne Layne-Farrar

Charles River Associates
Vice President
Chicago, IL, USA

Dr. Anne Layne-Farrar is a Vice President in the Antitrust & Competition Economics Practice of CRA and an Adjunct Professor at Northwestern University School of Law. She earned her BA in Economics from Indiana University and her MA and PhD in Economics from The University of Chicago. She specializes in antitrust and intellectual property matters, especially where the two issues are combined. She advises clients on competition, intellectual property, regulation, and policy issues across a broad range of industries and has worked with some of the largest information technology, communications, and pharmaceutical companies in the world.  Dr. Layne-Farrar has advised clients in a variety of jurisdictions, including the U.S., Europe, and Asia (South Korea and China).

Dr. Layne-Farrar’s expert work for industry leading clients has included analyzing patent licensing, including F/RAND; calculating damages; assessing economic incentives and firm behavior within standard setting organizations; defining markets; assessing the competitive implications of pharmaceutical innovation, licensing, and settlement agreements; and determining costs and benefits for legislative proposals covering healthcare, credit and debit cards, labor unions, television ratings, software security, and e-commerce.

Dr. Layne-Farrar has given oral and written expert testimony in a variety of U.S. courts and has provided other submissions, including ones before the U.S. Supreme Court, Chinese courts, and before regulatory bodies including the U.S. Federal Trade Commission, the U.S. Department of Justice, the U.S. Senate, the European Commission, and MOFCOM. Additionally, she has presented at academic and industry conferences around the world and is widely published. She coauthored a book on law and economics, has published articles in magazines including Antitrust, Global Competition Review, and Regulation and in academic journals, including Antitrust Law Journal, International Journal of Industrial Organization, and Journal of Competition Law and Economics.

Anne Layne-Farrar is associated with the following items:
CHB Chapters  CHB Chapters The Other Thirty Percent: An Economic Assessment of Duplication in PTAB Proceedings and Patent Infringement Litigation (June 28, 2017) - USPTO Post-Grant Patent Trials 2017, Monday, September 25, 2017
Live Seminar  Live Seminar USPTO Post-Grant Patent Trials 2018: Change & Recalibration, Tuesday, May 15, 2018, San Francisco, CA
Live Webcast  Live Webcast USPTO Post-Grant Patent Trials 2018: Change & Recalibration, Tuesday, May 15, 2018, San Francisco, CA

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