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Analysis Group is one of the largest international economics consulting firms, with more than 950 professionals across 14 offices in North America, Europe, and Asia. Since 1981, we have provided expertise in economics, finance, health care analytics, and strategy to top law firms, Fortune Global 500 companies, and government agencies worldwide. Our internal experts, together with our network of affiliated experts from academia, industry, and government, offer our clients exceptional breadth and depth of expertise.
Christopher Loh practices complex patent litigation in the areas of pharmaceuticals, biotechnology and chemistry. Over the past fifteen years, he has litigated patent cases involving oncology therapies, anti-HIV therapies, anti-hepatitis drugs, antidepressants and statins, including as lead counsel. He has experience arguing before the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, and has won on behalf of patent owners in inter partes review proceedings before the Patent Trial and Appeal Board. In addition to his litigation work, Christopher also counsels clients on transactional and patent prosecution issues concerning both small-molecule drugs and biological products such as recombinant antibodies, and advises clients on a range of intellectual property matters including inventorship, trade secrets, and licensing.
Christopher is a frequent author and commentator on intellectual property issues, and has twice won the Burton Award for Legal Achievement in recognition of his exceptional writing. His publications have appeared in Lexology, the National Law Journal, the New York Law Journal, Bloomberg IP and Managing Intellectual Property. He has presented at the BIO IPCC Counsels conference, the New Jersey Intellectual Property Law Association Pharmaceutical/Chemical Patent Practice Update, and has taught for Lawline.
Dr. Richard A. Mortimer, a Managing Principal in Analysis Group’s Boston office, specializes in health economics, industrial organization, microeconomic theory, and econometrics. He has provided economic analyses in numerous antitrust matters involving questions of market power, pricing, and market exclusion and foreclosure in a variety of industries, with a focus on healthcare. Dr. Mortimer has also provided analyses and expert testimony on behalf of clients in the healthcare industry on litigation and government investigations involving allegations of improper promotion and kickback payments. His experience includes leading analyses of large data sets to assess questions of market definition, class certification, liability, and damages. In addition to work in litigation, Dr. Mortimer has undertaken research in the area of health care policy, and has coauthored several public policy studies. These studies have addressed a number of topics, including the potential cost savings from passage of legislation developing an accelerated pathway for biosimilar entry; the impact of authorized generic entry on incentives for generics to challenge patents and on long-run generic prices, and the appropriate data exclusivity periods for biologics. Dr. Mortimer’s research has been published in leading peer-reviewed journals, including Health Affairs, Nature Reviews Drug Discovery, The Journal of Industrial Economics, and the Journal of Medical Economics.