29 Jun 2013 News

Professor Timothy Simcoe, a Leading Intellectual Property Economist, Joins Compass Lexecon

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Compass Lexecon Strengthens Intellectual Property Practice

Compass Lexecon is pleased to announce that Professor Timothy Simcoe, a Professor of Strategy and Innovation at Boston University and a faculty research fellow for the National Bureau of Economic Research, has joined the firm as a Senior Consultant. Professor Simcoe is one of the nations leading experts on the economics of intellectual property, and on industry standards and standardization processes; for example, he recently testified on behalf of Apple and Microsoft in cases related to standards essential patent licensing.

Jonathan Orszag, a Senior Managing Director of Compass Lexecon, said, "The addition of Tim to our existing roster of experts strengthens significantly one of our core practice areas: intellectual property. We are all thrilled to welcome him to our team."

Professor Simcoe said, "It is a great honor to join Compass Lexecon and I look forward to helping build a thriving and growing intellectual property practice with so many well-respected academics and economists."

A new version of Compass Lexecon is available.