Kristopher Boushie



Washington, DC
Tel: +1 202 466 9228
Fax: +1 202 466 3605

Email: kristopher.boushie@nera.com
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MAcc, George Washington University
BS, Allegheny College


Certified Public Accountant/Accredited in Business Valuation/Certified in Financial Forensics
Certified Valuation Analyst
Certified Fraud Examiner


Kristopher A. Boushie is a Director in NERA’s Intellectual Property Practice. He has more than 30 years of experience in financial and litigation consulting, with an emphasis on forensic valuation issues, and more than 25 years of experience in intellectual property matters. His expertise includes analyzing and quantifying damages in intellectual property infringement, contract disputes, distributorship terminations, antitrust, and tort claims.

Mr. Boushie consults with clients on intellectual property valuations, intellectual asset management, royalty auditing, and other financial and cost accounting–related issues in areas such as cost assignment and allocation, data cost compensation, and forensic accounting. He is often retained as a testifying expert and has testified in arbitration hearings, state court, U.S. district court, and the European Commission.

For 16 years, Mr. Boushie worked for CapAnalysis LLC, an affiliate of Howrey LLP, one of the largest litigation law firms in the United States. Before leaving to start a consulting firm, Mr. Boushie headed CapAnalysis’ IP practice. While associated with Howrey, he worked with clients and counsel on several hundred matters involving patent, trade secret, and Lanham Act damage assessment, strategic IP analyses, IP licensing negotiations, patent portfolio management, and patent royalty auditing. He has considerable experience assisting with fact and expert discovery, including working with client personnel, identifying potential fact witnesses, assisting counsel preparing for and taking depositions, identifying and working with testifying experts, and assisting counsel with damages-related motions. This background is unique among damage experts and leads to a similarly unique level a level of understanding and expertise.

Mr. Boushie has conducted economic analyses in a variety of industries, including traditional pharmaceuticals and biopharma, medical products and equipment, wireless telecom technology, automated telephony systems, computer hardware and software, consumer products, avionics systems, automobile components, industrial ovens, government contracting, military defense systems, and radio-controlled models.

Mr. Boushie is editor and contributing author of Calculating and Proving Damages (Law Journal Press). He is a regular contributor to the Financial Valuation and Litigation Expert journal and serves on its panel of experts. Mr. Boushie has prepared and presented a number of continuing legal education and continuing professional education seminars on various topics related to estimating damages and valuation issues and has been a forensic accounting instructor for several years at the FBI Academy in Quantico, Virginia.

Mr. Boushie is a member of several professional organizations, including the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, the Virginia Society of Certified Public Accountants (where he is past chairman of the Litigation Services Committee), and the National Association of Certified Valuators and Analysts (where he is former chair of the Executive Advisory Board, past president of the Vermont state chapter, former member of the Valuation Credentialing Board, former member of the Chapter Foundation Committee, and a 2011/2012 and 2013/2014 State Chapter Committee honoree; 2009 recipient of the State Chapter President's Leadership Award), and the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners. Mr. Boushie is a member of the Licensing Executives Society, a member of the Intellectual Property Owners Association (where he is member of the Trade Secrets Committee), an affiliate member of the American Intellectual Property Law Association (member of the Trade Secret Committee), and an associate member of the American Bar Association (Intellectual Property Law subsection).

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Tools of Trade—An Introduction to Trade Secret Valuation in Litigation Published Article Kristopher Boushie