Dr. Khoury has expertise in applied microeconomics, health economics, labor economics, and econometrics. Dr. Khoury applies her expertise to consulting and high-stakes litigation cases including in the areas of intellectual property (patent, trade secrets, trademark), antitrust and competition, breach of contract, and labor (wage and hour, discrimination). Dr. Khoury’s experience includes performing economic analyses of reasonable royalties, unjust enrichment, irreparable harm, injunctive relief, trademark valuation, market definition, and harm to competition.
Examples of Dr. Khoury’s work include the following projects:
| Analyzed damages for alleged infringement of patented microprocessor manufacturing technologies, including econometrically determining the economic contribution of the patented technology to revenues and profits of the alleged infringer, commercialization apportionment, and a reasonable royalty.
| Analyzed antitrust allegations involving monopolization and tying related to mobile app distribution under Sections 1 and 2 of the Sherman Act, addressing issues including market definition, market power, tying behavior, and competitive effects.
| Evaluated potential economic harm due to entry of the allegedly infringing medical diagnostic product, including issues relating to nexus, market share loss, first mover advantage loss, price erosion, and reputational and goodwill effects. Determined and weighed the impact of entry of the allegedly infringing device on public interest and balance of harms.
| Analyzed damages for alleged infringement of patented mobile payment technology, including consideration of the technology, product sales, the contribution of the patented technology to sales, non-infringing alternatives, apportioned revenues, and a reasonable royalty.
During her time as a graduate student at UC San Diego, Dr. Khoury served as a research assistant and teaching assistant in the department of Economics and the School of Global Policy and Strategy. Before attending graduate school, Dr. Khoury worked as an associate economist at an economic consulting firm specializing in labor disputes. There, she built and analyzed large databases to create statistical analyses and damages estimates for class-action lawsuits and audits related to alleged discrimination and wage and hour disputes.
Dr. Khoury earned her Ph.D. in Economics from the University of California, San Diego, where she specialized in Applied Microeconomics, Health Economics, Public Economics, and Labor Economics. Dr. Khoury also served as a research and teaching assistant in the department of economics.
Dr. Khoury earned her B.S. in Economics (Magna Cum Laude) from Loyola Marymount University (Honors Program).