Cleve B Tyler is a managing director at Berkeley Research Group. For more than 20 years, he has applied economic analyses to competition, intellectual property and damages issues in matters before federal and state courts, administrative law judges and regulatory commissions, and in merger investigations. Dr Tyler has testified at deposition and trial in federal court and at arbitration. He has developed or analysed damages models in a range of industries pertaining to various allegations including intellectual property infringement, antitrust, breach of contract and fraud. Dr Tyler’s competition work includes evaluation of market definition and competitive effects using regression analysis and economic modelling. He has evaluated horizontal and vertical competition issues in many industries including waste collection and disposal, pharmaceuticals, electricity, insurance, avionics, medical devices, video games, paid search advertising, automobile components, home appliances, software, and food and beverages.
Dr Tyler holds a PhD in economics from Clemson University specialising in industrial organisation, finance, and the economics of the public sector. He is an adjunct professor of economics at Johns Hopkins University’s applied economics programme, teaching graduate-level courses in industrial organisation and microeconomics for nearly a decade. He taught economics at Clemson University, has published papers and made presentations on competition and damages issues, and is the managing editor of BRG Review. Dr Tyler is a member of the American Economic Association and American Bar Association.