Three Economists from Intensity Named “Patent 1000 Highly Recommended" Experts For 2020

Intensity President named in the Patent 1000 for seventh consecutive year, and two Vice Presidents receive their first award

San Diego, California, June 11, 2020 — Intensity, LLC today announced that three economic experts have been named in the “Patent 1000.” President Dr. Ryan Sullivan was recognized for the seventh straight year, along with Vice Presidents Dr. Richard Brady and Aminta Raffalovich, J.D./M.S., as top U.S. economic experts in the 2020 edition of Intellectual Asset Management’s IAM Patent 1000: The World’s Leading Patent Practitioners 2020.

According to the IAM, “Ryan is an excellent patent damages expert–he truly gets to grips with the issues he is addressing and understands them in their litigation context perfectly; then he delivers accurate and fully defensible analyses that are jargon-free and understandable to everyone in the courtroom.” Further, “He provides the clearest answers and never has to be evasive or inconsistent.”

New this year are awards for rising stars Richard Brady and Aminta Raffalovich. Dr. Brady was recognized for his work on numerous complex, high-stakes litigation matters involving intellectual property and contract disputes, with an emphasis on life sciences, biotechnology, and consumer technology. The IAM stated “Brady takes the lead on a lot of the group’s life sciences matters and impresses with his creativity; alongside Sullivan, he has recently been evaluating damages for a portfolio of patents relating to microfluidic technology.” Similarly, Ms. Raffalovich was acknowledged for her expertise in the application of economics, statistical methods, and legal theory to complex commercial litigation and disputes. The IAM published “Sought out by elite law firms, Raffalovich instills confidence in clients thanks to her independence of thought, sophistication of skill and rapidity of reply.”

The IAM Patent 1000 identifies the leading technical and economic experts from around the world. According to Nicholas Richardson, research editor on the IAM Patent 1000, “In the world of commerce, patents have become pivotal in driving corporate value and profitability. When it comes to obtaining, enforcing and monetising these vital commodities, private practice lawyers and patent attorneys play an essential role; selecting the right specialist is of paramount importance.” Further, “The IAM Patent 1000 delivers the most in-depth coverage of the market yet undertaken, pinpointing the best of the best in prosecution, litigation and licensing.”


About the IAM Patent 1000

The IAM Patent 1000 is a standalone publication that identifies individual and firm expertise in all major areas of patent law and practice. Through an extensive research process conducted by a team of highly qualified, full-time analysts, the publication identifies the top patent practitioners, as well as leading patent law and attorney firms, in 48 of the world’s most important jurisdictions and 18 US states.