Charles Mahla has extensive experience in the calculation of damages arising from patent infringement and the misappropriation of trade secrets and trade dress. Dr. Mahla has been engaged to calculate damages (both lost profits and reasonable royalties) by both plaintiffs and defendants across a wide array of industries and products, including medical equipment, GPS navigation equipment,COX-2 inhibitors, digital jukeboxes, motorized scooters, online, automated automobile credit aggregation systems, and computer peripheral devices. Dr. Mahla has participated on a number of panels and seminars regarding damages arising in IP matters.
Dr. Mahla also has consulted with companies in the chemical, biotechnology, defense, aerospace, computer, plastics, telecommunications and food distribution industries, on issues related to the calculation of damages in antitrust, contract dispute, and wrongful termination matters.
Ph.D. in Economics, University of North Carolina
B.A. in Economics, Lafayette College, cum laude
Econ One, July 1997 – Present
Micronomics, Inc., 1992 – 1997
University of North Carolina at Greensboro, Department of
Economics, Lecturer, 1989 – 1992
Arthur Andersen & Co., Senior Consultant, 1982 – 1985
U.S. District Court
U.S. Bankruptcy Court