Jennifer Vanderhart is a PhD Economist who specialises 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 50 times in US state and federal courts, in front of domestic and international arbitration panels, and in depositions. Her clients include companies in a 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 more than 25 years’ experience in the evaluation and quantification of economic damages including claims arising from patent, copyright and trademark infringement, trade secret misappropriation, contract disputes, employment discrimination and claims of expropriation by foreign governments. She has assisted companies in patent and trademark licensing negotiations, royalty investigations and calculations, and intellectual property and asset valuations. Dr Vanderhart can communicate complex analyses in a clear and concise manner whether talking to a panel, jury, judge, or client. She taught at Texas A&M University and received outstanding reviews.
Dr Vanderhart has published extensively on valuation, damages, 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, 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.