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Dr. Jeffery Stec is a Managing Director, leader of Berkeley Research Group’s Intellectual Property practice, and co-leader of its Economics & Damages community. Dr. Stec has worked extensively over the last 18 years in the areas of antitrust, finance, intellectual property, and survey research, both as aconsulting expert and as an expert witness. In the area of economic damages, Dr. Stec has quantified damages using sophisticated economic and econometric methods to determine lost profits, reasonable royalties, unjust enrichment, brand diminution, and various other types of damages as well as economic and econometricanalyses to determine the value of patents, trademarks, copyrights, and trade secrets. Dr. Stec has also examined how products are used, whether alternatives would be accepted in the marketplace, and how consumers value and demand product features. He has also consulted with clients to help them determine licensing terms and strategies for licensing their IP. He has testified in district courts, state courts, and at the Copyright Royalty Board, PTAB, and the ITC. Dr. Stec has Ph.D. and MA degrees in Economics from the Ohio State University. He has BA degrees in Economics with a Math minor from the University of Illinois – Chicago and in Psychology and Philosophy from Cornell University.