Pauline Booth is a managing director in the Boston office and part of the Disputes and Investigations practice. She brings deep expertise in the analysis of damages related to commercial disputes and intellectual property infringement matters, fraud investigations, forensic accounting issues and the assessment of license and contract compliance. She has worked with clients across a wide range of industries and geographic regions, including U.S., Asia and Europe.
Pauline primarily focuses on both contentious and non-contentious intellectual property issues. She has served as a testifying and consulting expert on damages in IP infringement and licensing disputes in various dispute forums, including in International Arbitration. She assists owners of intellectual property to protect and maximize the benefits of licensing. She works with clients to assess the risk of IP and revenue leakage in IP portfolios, performs royalty audits to identify both monetary and non-monetary compliance issues and assists with IP transaction negotiations and strategy.
Prior to joining Duff & Phelps, Pauline was a managing director with Alvarez & Marsal Global Forensic & Dispute Services and a director with the Advisory Practice of PricewaterhouseCoopers.
Pauline is a frequent instructor at various associations, firms and academic institutes on licensing and contract compliance, intellectual property and fraud investigations. She serves as Treasurer, Director and Executive Committee Member of the New England Legal Foundation, a member of the Finance Committee of the Association of University Technology Managers and the Advisory Board of the YMCA Education and Training Branch.
Educated in Scotland, Ms. Booth earned a bachelor's degree in business administration, with a concentration in management. She is a member of the Massachusetts Society of Certified Public Accountants, Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators, the Licensing Executives Society, the Association of University Technology Managers, the American Bar Association, the Boston Bar Association and the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners.