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Jennifer Vanderhart
Jennifer Vanderhart

Jennifer Vanderhart, Ph.D.

Managing Director

Dr. Jennifer Vanderhart is a Managing Director at Intensity. As a Ph.D. and economist based in Washington, D.C., she provides a range of services, including litigation support services and economic consulting. Dr. Vanderhart has more than 20 years’ experience in evaluating and quantifying economic damages including claims arising from patent, copyright or trademark infringement, trade secret misappropriation, contract disputes, employment discrimination, and claims of expropriation by foreign governments. Her specialties include:

  • Intellectual Property
  • Breach of Contract
  • International Arbitration
  • Antitrust
  • Commercial Damages

Her clients include companies in a wide range of industries and retail sectors, including toys, spirits, education, computer hardware and software, consumer goods, mining, tobacco, and financial services. A few examples of her work:

Testifying in federal and state courts and domestic and international arbitration proceedings.

Assisting companies in patent and trademark licensing negotiations, royalty investigations and calculations, and intellectual property and asset valuations.

Testifying as to the appropriate data cost-sharing compensation under the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act (FIFRA).

Before joining Intensity, Dr. Vanderhart founded and led the IP Practice at Analytics Research Group. She has also held positions at several economic consulting firms, and was an instructor at Texas A&M University in the Economics and Management departments. She has published on the subjects of valuation, damages, and intellectual property and frequently speaks on these topics at conferences and lectures.

Dr. Vanderhart is a member of the American Economics Association, the American Society of International Law, and the Licensing Executives Society of which she is vice-chair for the D.C. Chapter.  She is also an associate member of the American Bar Association, where she chairs the Intellectual Property Litigation subcommittee.

Dr. Vanderhart earned her Ph.D. in Economics from Texas A&M University. She received her B.A. at Trinity University, majoring in Economics and Spanish, with a minor in Math. She is also fluent in Spanish.

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