Chris Pleatsikas

Chris Pleatsikas

Economic Analyst for Litigation


Christopher Pleatsikas is a vice president at Charles River Associates. Now based in the Oakland office of CRA, he was previously based in CRA’s Sydney office, where he was the co-director of its Asia-Pacific competition group. He was a Managing Director at Berkeley Research Group and, prior to that, was a Managing Director at LECG. He has a Ph.D. in Regional Economic Analysis from the University of Pennsylvania. Dr. Pleatsikas has served as Lecturer/Distinguished Lecturer in Economics at the University of California, Santa Cruz, teaching industrial organization/antitrust. He has also taught econometrics and quantitative methods at the University of Pennsylvania and the University of Maryland. While Dr. Pleatsikas specializes in competition analysis and antitrust issues, he has provided expert advice and testimony on a number of other economic issues, including intellectual property issues and contractual disputes.

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Sample Publications

Federalism, States' Rights and the Antitrust Laws: the Supreme Court Inflicts Pain on North Carolina Dentists

Christopher Pleatsikas

Patent Settlements in the Pharmaceutical Industry: Balancing Intellectual Property and Antitrust Concerns

Christopher Pleatsikas and David Teece

GUPPI, the New Horizontal Merger Guidelines and Assessing Potential Competitive Effects

Christopher Pleatsikas

Update on Antitrust Enforcement in the United States

Christopher Pleatsikas

Predatory Pricing After Boral

Christopher Pleatsikas

Perfect Competition

Palgrave Encyclopedia of Strategic Management