Kathleen Akers, Director
Kathleen Akers is a Director at Epsilon Economics specializing in applying economics to intellectual property, international trade, and complex commercial disputes. Kathleen has assisted in preparing numerous expert reports submitted to U.S. Federal District Courts, the U.S. International Trade Commission, the International Court of Arbitration, as well as provided consulting services for clients across a wide range of industries.
Kathleen has performed economic analysis for international trade disputes regarding domestic industry, remedy, bond, commercial success, injury, and public interest in Section 337 intellectual property matters before the U.S. International Trade Commission. Additionally, she has provided consulting services for a variety of business disputes and conducted complex damages analyses including reasonable royalty analysis, lost profits determination, risk adjusted discounted cash flow analysis, other valuation analyses, as well as performed extensive market research of financial and historical data. While working on investigations filed in U.S. Federal District Courts, the U.S. International Trade Commission, and International Arbitration proceedings, she has assisted in consulting on litigation matters involving breach of contract, intellectual property infringement (including patents, trademarks, copyrights, and trade secrets), F/RAND disputes over standard essential patents, and antitrust violations, primarily in the high technology, consumer electronics, and retail industries.