Peter Grindley has broad experience in economic consulting in both litigation and non-litigation environments in the areas of intellectual property and licensing, standards, competition policy, and finance and damages, as well as in more general government policy.

He has particular interests in the electronics, computing, telecommunications, and energy industries. His consulting work has included major international and US-based cases, as well as proceedings in the United Kingdom and Europe.

Before joining BRG, Dr. Grindley was a principal with LECG, LLC, working in London and California. He has been a visiting professor of economics at the University of California, Berkeley and an assistant professor of economics at London Business School.

Dr. Grindley previously spent several years in the electronics industry, with management positions in engineering and finance in the United States and Germany. Dr. Grindley has authored numerous publications in the economics of intellectual property and government policy, including Standards, Strategy, and Policy (Oxford University Press, 1995) and “Managing Intellectual Capital: Licensing and Cross-Licensing in Semiconductors and Electronics,” with David Teece (California Management Review, 1997).

Employment History

Principal/Senior Managing Economist
1998 – 2010

Managing Economist
1994 – 1998

Segal Quince Wicksteed Limited, Cambridge, UK
Senior Consultant
1993 – 1994

London Business School
Assistant Professor of Economics
1986 – 1992

London School of Economics
Class Teacher
1981 – 1986

National Semiconductor Corporation
Assistant Controller
1974 – 1981

Fairchild Camera & Instrument Corp.
Financial Analyst
1972 – 1974

Areas of Expertise


London School of Economics
PhD, Economics, 1986

Stanford University
MBA, Business Administration, 1972

University of Cambridge
BA, Electrical and Mechanical Sciences, 1968