Michael DeLaPaz specializes in the application of economic, quantitative, and data analysis to complex economic issues in the context of intellectual property licensing and litigation, as well as antitrust matters. He has experience working on a variety of matters related to intellectual property infringement, RAND royalties, price fixing, and class certification across a range of industries.

Mr. DeLaPaz’s work involves analysis of large, complex data sets and he has extensive experience working with US and international patent data. He also employs economic models and frameworks in order to determine reasonable royalties and lost profits as well as assess class certification issues and quantify damages.

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  • 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).



  • Telecommunications
  • Healthcare
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Medical Devices
  • Automotive Parts
  • Computer Software


Mr. DeLaPaz received his Master’s from the School of Global Policy and Strategy at UC San Diego, specializing in International Economics, and his BA in Anthropology/International and Intercultural Studies from Pitzer College.

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