patent infringement
trade secrets
intellectual property
computer education

Dr. Stephen P. Magee, President

Dr. Stephen P. Magee is currently the James L. Bayless/Enstar Corporation Professor of Finance and Economics and former chairman of the Department of Finance at the University of Texas at Austin. He holds a PhD in economics from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

Dr. Magee’s current research interests include the economics of intellectual property and industrial organization, the calculation of royalty rates and patent infringement damages; cross-national economic effects of legal systems and lawyers; the economics of mergers; the supply effects on physicians of state medical malpractive reforms; and international trade. Dr. Magee teaches courses in managerial microeconomics and global finance, covering topics including antitrust, intellectual property, company and security valuation, and the cost of capital. Dr. Magee has published nearly 80 academic articles and three books. He has won three major teaching awards and the top career research award at the Graduate School of Business at the University of Texas.

Dr. Magee has worked on the White House staff and has advised four administrations (Johnson, Nixon, Ford, and George R. W. Bush). In 2003, he presented an academic paper before 1000 international economists at a conference in Havana, Cuba that was attended by Fidel Castro. The paper was on intellectual property and the effect of the informational revolution on economic development. Dr. Magee then met with Fidel castro for over an hour. One of Dr. Magee’s books (Black Hole Tariffs) was endorsed on the cover by two Nobel laureates in economics (Stigler and Buchanan) and the chairman at the time of the Nobel committee for economics (Assar Lindbeck).

Dr. Magee has extensive experience as an expert witness for leading companies in the software, computing, e-commerce, internet search, consumer products, healthcare, petroleum and petrochemical industries. Dr. Magee has served on the National Science Foundation Committee for Economics and the Secretary of Commerce’s Economic Advisory Board. Dr. Magee has served on the editorial boards of six academic journals: the Review of International Economics, Journal of Economic Integration, Journal of International Economics, the Review of Economics and Statistics, Economics and Politics and the International Trade Journal; he has also served as a member of the Brookings Panel on Economic Activity.

Areas of Expertise

  • Intellectual Property
  • Damages
  • Economics
  • Antitrust
  • Econometrics



Phone: 512 656 6666

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Litigation Specialties

  • Patents
  • Damages
  • Antitrust
  • Energy
  • Security valuation
  • Public utility regulation
  • Computer Education
    • Pre-K and Kindergarten
    • Early Elementary Grades

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1801 Lavaca Street #10E
Austin, TX 78701
(512) 656-6666