Expert Witness Background
Photography Expert Witness Ellen Boughn has over 35 years experience as an expert witness and consultant in the business of licensing photographs for commercial and editorial use. She has also held senior positions at several large photography agencies. She is a recognized authority on business practices, licensing and valuations in the professional photography industry.
Boughn has prepared dozens of expert reports and appraisals, been deposed many times and testified in both federal and state courts. She has not been disqualified as a witness and has received praise for the quality of her written reports as well as her demeanor in depositions and before a jury.She has been engaged by firms such a Skadden Arps, Venable, Hughes Hubbard Reed, K&L Gates and other firms both large and small to assess the value of licenses to reproduce photography among other issues dealing with patents.
Boughn prepares valuations of intellectual property and copyrights associated with photography as it impacts future licensing revenue and conducts analysis of past revenue in matters requiring an expert opinion about unauthorized use
Ellen Boughn is available during office hours Pacific Time at 206-201-3315