Mario A. Lopez


Edgeworth Economics

Dr. Mario A. Lopez is an expert in the application of rigorous economic methods in intellectual property issues, analyzing reasonable royalty, lost profits, and reasonable and non‐discriminatory (RAND) issues in patent infringement disputes.

Dr. Lopez has been involved in some of the key RAND royalty cases in the U.S., including Ericsson v. D‐Link and Innovatio, as well as numerous cases for handset manufacturers analyzing worldwide RAND royalty rates for LTE and other standards.  He regularly consults in licensing negotiations over RAND royalties for both manufacturers and standard-essential patent (SEP) holders.  Dr. Lopez co‐authored a paper published in Antitrust outlining methodologies for determining RAND royalty rates.