Dr. Lu is an expert in the areas of antitrust, intellectual property, and labor and employment. She brings a background in economic research and computer programming, which allows her to analyze and curate intricate datasets for clients.
In the area of antitrust, she conducts economic analyses related to allegations of monopolization and agreements between competitors, such as tying, refusal to deal, price fixing, and exclusive dealing. She has extensive experience analyzing the competitive effects in cases involving abuse of market dominance and mergers and acquisitions in a wide variety of industries, such as social media, music streaming services, semiconductor, e-commerce, electronic devices, automotive parts, consumer products, and manufacturing.
Dr. Lu has specific experience in employment discrimination and wage and hours matters. She has provided economic testimony and consulting on issues related to age and gender discrimination.
In intellectual property, Dr. Lu has applied economic and econometric skills to analyze reasonable royalty and evaluate the intellectual property at issue in patent and copyright infringement disputes.
- Litigation | 06.06.2016
Insights & News
- Ginger Zhe Jin, Director, FTC Bureau of Economics: Information Asymmetries, Disclosure, and Economic OutcomesThe Antitrust Source | 04.26.2016
In this article, published in the April 2016 issue of the American Bar Association’s Antitrust Source, Partner Dr. Fei Deng and Principal Consultant Dr. Qian Lu review the work of Ginger Zhe Jin, the Director of the FTC Bureau of Economics.
- Webcast, 04.17.2019
Edgeworth Principal Consultant Dr. Qian Lu will participate in a discussion on the latest and most significant antitrust issues surrounding interconnected, multi-sided platforms.
- News, 01.23.2017
Two Edgeworth antitrust articles were shortlisted in the Academic and Business categories of the 2017 Antitrust Writing Awards.
- News, 06.06.2016
Edgeworth Economics consulted on behalf of Google in the closely watched case, Oracle America, Inc. v. Google Inc. At issue in the matter was Google’s use of the declaring code and structure, sequence, and organization of 37 Java application programming interfaces (APIs).
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Dr. Lu earned her PhD and MS in economics from the University of Texas at Austin. She earned her MA in economics from Boston University and her BA in economics from Beijing Foreign Studies University.