Theft of trade secrets and industrial espionage are of increasing concern to companies around the world, and litigation related to this issue can present distinctive challenges that require an experienced team of economists.

The Brattle Group’s IP experts have worked on behalf of companies that have been injured by the theft of trade secrets to quantify profits lost by the plaintiff and evaluate the gains accrued to the defendant. We have also worked on behalf of defendants to determine the validity of theft claims and quantify damages. In all instances, our analyses combine a thorough review of the historical record with rigorous analysis of the economic value the secret delivers to each.