Jennifer Vanderhart is a PhD Economist who specializes in damages and valuation analysis in the areas of intellectual property, breach of contract, international arbitration proceedings, antitrust, and commercial damages. She is based in Washington, DC and has testified more than 30 times in U.S. state and federal courts, in front of domestic and international arbitration panels, and in depositions. Her clients include companies in wide range of industries and retail sectors including education, computer hardware and software, toys, alcoholic beverage distribution, medical devices, entertainment, mining, tobacco and financial services.
Dr. Vanderhart has also assisted companies in patent and trademark licensing negotiations, royalty investigations and calculations, and intellectual property and asset valuations, as well as FIFRA data cost-sharing analyses. She specializes in being able to communicate complex analyses in a clear and concise manner whether talking to a jury, judge, or client. She taught at Texas A&M University and received outstanding reviews.
Dr. Vanderhart has published on valuation, damages and, econometrics, and intellectual property and is a frequent speaker on these topics at conferences and lectures. She is a member of the American Society of International Law, of which she recently co-chaired the Intellectual Property Interest Group, the Licensing Executives Society, of which she serves on the Advisory Council for the DC Chapter, and she is an associate member of the American Bar Association, where she co-chairs the Intellectual Property Litigation subcommittee. Dr. Vanderhart is fluent in Spanish.