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Anne Layne-Farrar





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Positions:
Vice President, Charles River Associates
Chicago, Illinois

Experience & Areas of Interest:
Dr. Layne-Farrar specializes in antitrust and intellectual property matters, especially where the two issues are combined. She advises clients on competition, intellectual property, regulation, and policy issues across a broad range of industries, with a particular focus on high-tech. Her client list includes some of the largest information technology, communications, and pharmaceuticals companies in the world.
Her advisory work for industry leading clients has included: analyzing reasonable licensing, including RAND and FRAND; analyzing patent filings for market definition; assessing economic incentives and firm behavior within standard setting organizations; reviewing the competitive implications of licensing pharmaceuticals; calculating damages; conducting empirical research on the costs and benefits of payment instruments within the United States; determining costs and benefits for legislative proposals covering labor unions, television ratings, software security, and e-commerce; and assessing the antitrust implications of mergers and acquisitions in a number of industries, including software, telecommunications, pharmaceuticals, airlines, manufacturing, and consumer goods.
Education:

BA in economics with honors, summa cum laude, from Indiana University (Bloomington
Master’s in economics from the University of Chicago
PhD in economics from the University of Chicago







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