Josh Lathrop is an expert in financial and economic analysis who has provided valuation, financial, and economic consulting to attorneys and corporate clients for more than twenty years.
His practice focuses on intellectual property and commercial damages matters.
Mr. Lathrop has testified at depositions and hearings in numerous matters. He has prepared expert analysis in more than ninety litigation or arbitration matters. His experience includes determining damages due to patent, trade dress, trademark, and copyright infringement; valuation of damages due to breach of contract, fraud, and unjust enrichment; and fair, reasonable, and non-discriminatory (FRAND) assessment. Mr. Lathrop has been involved in more than a dozen Section 337 matters before the U.S. International Trade Commission (USITC), including addressing the economic prong of the domestic industry requirement.
Mr. Lathrop has prepared testimony or analysis for use in state courts, district courts in more than ten states (e.g., New York, New Jersey, California, Florida, Virginia, and the District of Columbia), the American Arbitration Association (AAA), the Court of Federal Claims, JAMS, the US International Trade Commission (USITC), and the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC). He has been involved in numerous damages matters involving the application of New York law.
In corporate consulting, Mr. Lathrop has valued intangible assets in the chemicals industry, developed strategies to lower overall intellectual property input costs in the video game console industry, and analyzed compliance under royalty and profit-sharing agreements between major media entities.
Berkeley Research Group, LLC
Managing director / director / principal
2010 – present
2008 – 2010
2005 – 2008
1994 – 2005
Areas of Expertise
University of Virginia, Darden Graduate School of Business Administration
MBA, Finance, Accounting, and Quantitative Analysis, 2000
College of William & Mary
BA, Economics, 1994
IAM Patent 1000 – The World’s Leading Patent Professionals
Intellectual Asset Management (IAM)
Faculty Award for Academic Excellence
University of Virginia – Darden School, 2000
Summa Cum Laude, Phi Beta Kappa, Omicron Delta Epsilon (economics honor society)
College of William & Mary, 1994