In graduate school he specialized in industrial organization, antitrust, regulation, and natural resource economics, including energy.His previous positions include Visiting Economist at MIT's Energy Laboratory. Cox has testified on a wide variety of patent issues in the semiconductor, biotechnology, telecommunications, consumer product, and other industries.He was retained by Texas Instruments in a New Jersey patent case, which resulted in a jury award of 2 million to Texas Instruments.He has also testified in matters related to standards and patent pools. Cox has testified include allegations of price fixing of semiconductors and professional services, price manipulation in natural gas markets, attempts to monopolize in the credit card and other industries, Robinson-Patman matters, the competitiveness of crude oil and product pipeline services, allegations of anti-competitive licensing, and the competitive consequences of a major electric utility merger.He has also testified on trademark, copyright, and trade secret matters.For example, he testified in Delaware District Court in a matter involving alleged theft of trade secrets and false advertising in the manufacture and sale of golf balls.
Although the FSP’s mission is closely tied to that of the AF/MLU, it does have a separate mission statement which is documented as follows: The mission of the FSP is to support the forfeiture component of all major FBI investigations through data entry and analysis of financial documents, forensic accounting, and tracing assets subject to forfeiture.These crimes are characterized by deceit, concealment, or violation of trust, and are not dependent upon the application or threat of physical force or violence.Such acts are committed by individuals and organizations to obtain personal or business advantage.He has extensive experience testifying in federal court, state court, US and international arbitrations, and before utility commissions.
In arbitrations he has appeared before the NASD, the American Arbitration Association, and the Japan Commercial Arbitration Association.
The FBI focuses its financial crimes investigations on such criminal activities as corporate fraud, health care fraud, mortgage fraud, identity theft, insurance fraud, mass marketing fraud, and money laundering.