Ph.D., economics, University of California, Los Angeles; B.A., economics, University of California, Berkeley
Summary of Experience
Dr. Hamasaki is an economist who specializes in the application of microeconomics, including industrial organization and game theory, to complex disputes and business problems. He has conducted theoretical and empirical analyses of questions arising in intellectual property and antitrust matters. His work has spanned a variety of industries, including entertainment, health care, and technology. Dr. Hamasaki's recent work has focused on the economic analysis of contracts in innovation settings; the evaluation of the economic impact of various legal and governmental regulations and interventions; and the valuation and impact of knowledge transferred by employees bound by non-compete clauses. In his recent intellectual property analyses, he has evaluated reasonable royalties; lost profits; price erosion; commercial success; injunction/exclusion orders; and fair, reasonable, and non-discriminatory (FRAND) compliance and determinations. He has also presented on topics related to intellectual property damages and has advised individual patent holders and patent pools in setting royalty rates for various licensing programs. Prior to joining Analysis Group, Dr. Hamasaki served as a research assistant and taught microeconomics at the University of California, Los Angeles.