Annabelle Burguière is a director in the Expert Services practice, based in Houston. She leverages more than 15 years of experience in business valuation, financial and economic analyses, litigation and licensing-related consulting services assisting lawyers and corporate clients.

Annabelle focuses primarily on the valuation and strategic management of technology businesses and intellectual property rights, the valuation of companies and intangible assets in connection with business transactions, litigation, licensing, transaction-related advice and due diligence, as well as audits and investigations.

At Kroll, Annabelle has gained extensive experience in legal matters involving damage valuation, patent infringement, theft of trade secrets, injunctive relief, trademark and copyright infringement and breach of contract. Annabelle also assists her clients with consulting matters involving licensing advisory, royalty audits, forensic accounting, international trade issues, business valuation, amongst others. Her industry experience includes telecommunications, electronics, semiconductors, e-commerce, software, media and entertainment, automotive and consumer goods.

Prior to joining Kroll, Annabelle served as a financial consultant at Accuracy, a European advisory firm focusing on transaction and valuation services across a wide array of industries, including consumer goods, media and entertainment, cosmetics, manufacturing, transportation and e-commerce.

Annabelle has co-authored several articles on patents and intellectual property, such as “U.S. Supreme Court Allows Lost Profits Damages on Foreign Sales for Patent Owners,” June 27, 2018, and “Global Perspective on the Importance of Patent Rights: Will Patent Reform Help Multinational Corporations Compete?” March 6, 2014.

Annabelle holds a master’s degree in corporate and market finance from Ecole Supérieure de Commerce de Paris (“ESCP”) Business School and a degree in law from the University of Paris XI. She also serves as a delegate for her business school community in the U.S., and she sits on the board of the Houston bureau of animal regulation and control (“BARC”) Foundation.

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