Cleve B. Tyler, PhD, is a managing director at BRG who specializes in applying economic analyses to antitrust, intellectual property, and damages issues. An economic consultant with more than twenty years of experience, Dr. Tyler also teaches, writes, and speaks about competition and intellectual property topics. He has testified at deposition and trial in federal court, in state court, in regulatory proceedings, and at arbitration. Dr. Tyler is an adjunct professor of economics in Johns Hopkins University’s applied economics program, teaching graduate-level courses in industrial organization and microeconomics.
Dr. Tyler has developed or analyzed damages models for a range of matters including antitrust, unfair competition, patent infringement, trade secret misappropriation, copyright infringement, breach of contract, breach of fiduciary duty, and has evaluated class certification issues. His competition and antitrust work include evaluation of both horizontal and vertical issues and analysis of market definition, market power, and competitive effects using regression analysis and economic modeling. Dr. Tyler has analyzed economic and damages issues in many industries, including waste collection and disposal, pharmaceuticals, medical devices, biotechnology, semiconductors, memory products, telecommunications, data products and services, enterprise software, online search advertising, video games, insurance, healthcare, avionics, automotive and automobile components, home appliances, food and beverages, food ordering and delivery platforms, and electricity generation and distribution.
Dr. Tyler holds a PhD in economics specializing in industrial organization, finance, and the economics of the public sector. He is an author of the book Assets and Finance: Calculating Intellectual Property Damages, published by Thomson-Reuters, and authored a chapter on expert testimony admissibility in prior versions of this book (annually 2010-2020). He has published articles on damages and competition issues, including the publications Antitrust, Antitrust Bulletin, and The Handbook of Competition Economics. Dr. Tyler is editor-in-chief of BRG Review and a member of the American Economic Association and American Bar Association.