Keith Mallinson

Mr. Keith Mallinson

100 Cambridge Street, Suite 1400
Boston, MA 02114
Office: 617-418-3977

Keith Mallinson has 30 years telecommunications industry experience as an industry analyst, commercial consultant and testifying expert witness. His expertise includes operator services, patent licensing, devices and semiconductors. Complementing his industry knowledge, he has a broad skill set including technologies, market analysis, regulation, economics and finance. He is a regular columnist with trade journals including RCR Wireless, FierceWireless and Wireless Week, a contributor to the Intellectual Property Finance blog and is a speaker at industry events and legal conferences on patents and competition issues in ICT standards. Expert witness engagements have included contractual disputes, patent infringement and antitrust issues in intellectual property licensing. Expert work has included market analysis, damages assessments and company valuations.

Areas of Expertise
  • Business Valuation
  • Cell Phones
  • Intellectual Property
  • Licensing
  • Lost Profits
  • Patents
  • Semiconductors
  • Telecommunications
  • Wireless Technology

Expert Background
Q: Please list your professional accreditations, degrees, licenses, and certificates granted:
A: MBA, London Business School
BSc Electrical and Electronic Engineering, London University Imperial College of Science and Technology
Associate of the City and Guilds Institute
Q: Please list your affiliations or memberships in any professional and/or industry organizations:
A: Associate Member, Institution of Electrical Engineers (membership lapsed)
Q: Please list any teaching or speaking experience you have had, including subject matter:
A: An extensive list of my recent public speaking appearances, including all the world's leading mobile communications industry events, is included on the WiseHarbor web site:
Q: Have any of your accreditations ever been investigated, suspended or removed? (if yes, explain)
A: No.
Q: On how many occasions have you been retained as an expert?
A: I have been retained as a testifying expert on twenty five different cases. In some instances the cases were settled before I was deposed or testified in court. I have also been retained by external counsel on other occasions as a non-testifying expert.
Q: For what area(s) of expertise have you been retained as an expert?
A: Patent disputes including in RAND and FRAND licensing of smartphones, IoT devices and cellular network equipment.
Competition and antitrust matters in cellular technology product and operator services markets.
Mobile communications operator company valuations.
Cell site tower/mast valuations.
Damages due to illegal denial of cell site zoning and breach of contract in tower lease agreements.
Analysis and opinions on competition, pricing, bundling and market developments in antitrust case on alleged tying of handset sales in wireless services contracts.
Contract breach damages assessment in mobile search and advertising market.
Damages assessment in cell site tower leasing contract breach.
Lost profits contract damages and quantum meruit damages in supply and use of patented and other intellectual property in mobile communications technology.
Q: In what percentage of your cases were you retained by the plaintiff?
A: 50%
Q: In what percentage of your cases were you retained by the defendant?
A: 50%
Q: On how many occasions have you had your deposition taken?
A: Twenty times.
Q: When was the last time you had your deposition taken?
A: 2024.
Q: On how many occasions have you been qualified by a court to give expert testimony?
A: Six times.
Q: On how many occasions have you testified as an expert in court or before an arbitrator?
A: Seven times.
Q: For how many years have you worked with the legal industry as an expert?
A: More than 20 years.
Q: What services do you offer? (E.g.: consulting, testing, reports, site inspections etc.)
A: Consulting including competition and market analysis, valuations, damages assessments. I also work extensively with outside counsel and in-house attorneys and others on a non-testifying basis. Many of my clients are financial services companies that wish to assess investment opportunities.
Q: What is your hourly rate to consult with an attorney?
A: $850.
Q: What is your hourly rate to review documents?
A: $850.
Q: What is your hourly rate to provide deposition testimony?
A: $850.
Q: What is your hourly rate to provide testimony at trial?
A: $850.
Q: Please list any fees other than those stated above (E.g.: travel expenses, copy fees, etc.)
A: Travel expenses and some other out-of-pocket expesnes, search as purchase of market research materials.


I have attorney references at many major law firms in the US and Europe. I am willing to provide these on request.

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