Dr. Dimitropoulos conducts research and analysis in the economics of mergers, anticompetitive conduct, intellectual property, and monetary damages. His expertise includes applying economic theory and econometric methods to examine complex issues relating to competition and innovation.
In the area of antitrust, Dr. Dimitropoulos has analyzed competitive effects in cases involving mergers in concentrated industries that raise both horizontal and vertical concerns, and has evaluated theories of harm and calculated damages in cases involving alleged price-fixing, monopolization, and exclusionary conduct. In intellectual property, he has analyzed the value of patents claiming innovations across various fields of technology, evaluated harms and assessed damages arising from patent infringement, assessed the commercial success of patented products as a consideration for determining the obviousness of a patent, and analyzed reasonable royalties in patent licensing and patent infringement cases.
Dr. Dimitropoulos’ experience encompasses a wide range of industries, including agriculture and crop production services, passenger airlines, broadcasting and telecommunications, car rentals, consumer products, groceries, healthcare and pharmaceuticals, hospitality, industrial equipment, oil and gas, retailing, and technology. He has been recognized by Who’s Who Legal as a “Competition Future Leader” among economists globally, and is a member of the Canadian Competition Law Review’s editorial commitee.
While at the University of Toronto, where he received his PhD in economics with a concentration in industrial organization, Dr. Dimitropoulos was a course instructor for undergraduate courses in Industrial Organization and Public Policy, as well as Empirical Industrial Organization.