Thomas Vander Veen
Thomas Vander Veen, Ph.D.
Thomas Vander Veen is the President of Epsilon Economics and specializes in the application of economics to intellectual property, international trade, and complex commercial disputes. Dr. Vander Veen has served as an economic expert in U.S. Courts, state courts and before the U.S. International Trade Commission.
His expertise includes valuation of intellectual property; evaluation of economic damages related to patent, copyright and trademark infringement, false advertising, breach of contract, and theft of trade secrets; and economic analysis in section 337 intellectual property matters before the U.S. International Trade Commission. Dr. Vander Veen’s analysis of economic damages has included the development and analysis of consumer surveys. His intellectual property experience also includes the evaluation of commercial success of patented products, including in ANDA actions. He has studied market structure, competition, and performance of numerous pharmaceutical products, including pricing, marketing and promotion, and regulatory approval. He has performed economic analysis in numerous industries, including medical devices, pharmaceuticals, consumer retail products, consumer electronic devices, semiconductors, software and automotive products.
Dr. Vander Veen served as the principal economic advisor to a Commissioner, and subsequently the Chairman, of the U.S. International Trade Commission. Previously, Dr. Vander Veen was an assistant professor of economics at Skidmore College. He earned his Ph.D. in economics from Brown University.