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Dr. Bazelon consults and testifies in numerous telecommunications matters, ranging from wireless license auctions, spectrum management, and competition policy, to patent infringement, wireless reselling, and broadband deployment.

Dr. Bazelon is an expert in regulation and strategy in the wireless, wireline, and video sectors. He has consulted and testified on behalf of clients in numerous telecommunications matters, ranging from wireless license auctions, spectrum management, and competition policy, to patent infringement, wireless reselling, and broadband deployment.

Dr. Bazelon frequently advises regulatory and legislative bodies, including the U.S. Federal Communications Commission and the U.S. Congress. He also has expertise in the federal government’s use of discount rates for policy and regulatory analysis, intellectual property valuation, and antitrust and damages analysis.

Prior to joining Brattle, Dr. Bazelon was a vice president with Analysis Group, an economic and strategy consulting firm. During that time, he expanded the firm’s telecommunications practice area. He also served as a principal analyst in the Microeconomic and Financial Studies Division of the Congressional Budget Office where he researched reforms of radio spectrum management; estimated the budgetary and private sector impacts of spectrum-related legislative proposals; and advised on auction design and privatization issues for all research at the CBO.

Testimony

Testimony of Coleman Bazelon before the U.S. House of Representatives, Committee on Energy and Commerce, Subcommittee on Communications and Technology

November 16, 2017
Expert Report of Coleman Bazelon, Ph.D., In the Matter of Vertical Ventures II, LLC; Vertical Ventures V, LLC; LWH Network, LLC; L, W & C Network, LLC; and Spectrum Family 800, GP vs. Smartcomm, LLC; Smartcomm License Services, LLC; Smartcomm Management, LLC; Smartcomm Acquisitions, LLC; License Acquisitions, LLC; Big Wave Ventures, LLC; Spectrum Networks Group, LLC; M2M Spectrum Networks, LLC; Spectrum Acquisitions Group, LLC; Carlson Investment Group, LLC; Carole L. Downs; Barclay Knapp; and Joe Doe Transferees, Superior Court of Arizona Maricopa County
March 24, 2017
Expert Report of Coleman Bazelon, Ph.D., In the Matter of CC/Devas (Mauritius) Ltd., Devas Employees Mauritius Private Limited, and Telcom Devas Mauritius Limited, Case No. PCA2013-09
January 16, 2017
Expert Report of Coleman Bazelon, Ph.D., In the Matter of Commonwealth of Virginia, ex rel. State Corporation Commission v. Darryl Gene Bank and Raeann Ann Gibson, Commonwealth of Virginia State Corporation Commission Hearing Examiner, Case No. SEC-2015-00020
November 4, 2016
Expert Report of Coleman Bazelon, Ph.D., In the Matter of Certain Beverage Brewing Capsules, Components Thereof, and Products Containing the Same, United States International Trade Commission, Washington, D.C., Investigation No.337-TA-929
November 2, 2016
Expert Report of Coleman Bazelon, Ph.D., In the Matter of Securities and Exchange Commission v. Janus Spectrum LLC; David Alcorn; David Alcorn Professional Corporation; Kent Maerki; Dominion Private Client Group, LLC; Janus Spectrum Group, LLC; Spectrum Management, LLC; Spectrum 100, LLC; Prime Spectrum, LLC; Prime Spectrum Management, LLC; Daryl G. Bank; Premier Spectrum Group, PMA; Bobby D. Jones; Innovative Group, PMA; Premier Group, PMA; Prosperity Group, PMA; Terry W. Johnson; and Raymon G. Chadwick, Jr., United States District Court, District of Arizona, Docket No. CV- 15-609-PHX-SMM
May 13, 2016
Amended Expert Report of Coleman Bazelon, Ph.D., In the Matter of ACP Master, Ltd., Aurelius Capital Mater, Ltd., and Aurelius Opportunities Fund II, LLC, v. Sprint Corporation, Sprint Communications, Inc., Erik Prusch, John W. Stanton, William R. Blessing, Bruce A. Chatterley, Mufit Cinali, Jose A. Collazo, Hossein Eslambolchi, Dennis S. Hersch, Brian P. McAndrews, Kathleen H. Rae, Theodore H. Schell, Jennifer L. Vogel, Slade Gorton, Starburst I, Inc., and Softbank Corp., Court of Chancery, State of Delaware, C.A. No. 8508-VCL and ACP Master, Ltd., Aurelius Capital Mater, Ltd., and Aurelius Opportunities Fund II, LLC, v. Clearwire Corporation, Court of Chancery, State of Delaware, C.A. No. 9042-VCL
November 2, 2015
Rebuttal Report of Coleman Bazelon, Ph.D., In the Matter of ACP Master, Ltd., Aurelius Capital Mater, Ltd., and Aurelius Opportunities Fund II, LLC, v. Sprint Corporation, Sprint Communications, Inc., Erik Prusch, John W. Stanton, William R. Blessing, Bruce A. Chatterley, Mufit Cinali, Jose A. Collazo, Hossein Eslambolchi, Dennis S. Hersch, Brian P. McAndrews, Kathleen H. Rae, Theodore H. Schell, Jennifer L. Vogel, Slade Gorton, Starburst I, Inc., and Softbank Corp., Court of Chancery, State of Delaware, C.A. No. 8508-VCL and ACP Master, Ltd., Aurelius Capital Mater, Ltd., and Aurelius Opportunities Fund II, LLC, v. Clearwire Corporation, Court of Chancery, State of Delaware, C.A. No. 9042-VCL
October 23, 2015
Expert Report of Coleman Bazelon, Ph.D., In the Matter of ACP Master, Ltd., Aurelius Capital Mater, Ltd., and Aurelius Opportunities Fund II, LLC, v. Sprint Corporation, Sprint Communications, Inc., Erik Prusch, John W. Stanton, William R. Blessing, Bruce A. Chatterley, Mufit Cinali, Jose A. Collazo, Hossein Eslambolchi, Dennis S. Hersch, Brian P. McAndrews, Kathleen H. Rae, Theodore H. Schell, Jennifer L. Vogel, Slade Gorton, Starburst I, Inc., and Softbank Corp., Court of Chancery, State of Delaware, C.A. No. 8508-VCL and ACP Master, Ltd., Aurelius Capital Mater, Ltd., and Aurelius Opportunities Fund II, LLC, v. Clearwire Corporation, Court of Chancery, State of Delaware, C.A. No. 9042-VCL
September 25, 2015
Expert Report on Remedy and Bonding of Coleman Bazelon, Ph.D., In the Matter regarding Certain Non-Volatile Memory Chips and Products Containing the Same, Investigation No. 337-TA-916
December 15, 2014
Expert Rebuttal Report on Domestic Industry of Coleman Bazelon, Ph.D., In the Matter regarding Certain Non-Volatile Memory Chips and Products Containing the Same, Investigation No. 337-TA-916
December 15, 2014
Expert Report on Public Interest of Coleman Bazelon, Ph.D., In the Matter regarding Certain Non-Volatile Memory Chips and Products Containing the Same, Investigation No. 337-TA-916
November 24, 2014
Expert Report of Coleman Bazelon, Ph.D., In the Matter regarding Wynnchurch Capital Ltd., In the Court of Chancery of the State of Delaware, C.A. No. 10077-VCL
November 7, 2014
Third Amended Reply Report of Coleman Bazelon, Ph.D., On Behalf of Plaintiff-Intervenors Texas League of Young Voters Education Fund and Imani Clark, United States District Court for the Southern District of Texas Corpus Christi Division, Civ. No. 2:13-cv-00263
September 22, 2014
Reply Report of Coleman Bazelon, Ph.D., On Behalf of Plaintiff-Intervenors Texas League of Young Voters Education Fund and Imani Clark, United States District Court for the Southern District of Texas Corpus Christi Division, Civ. No. 2:13-cv-193 (NGR)
August 15, 2014
Expert Report of Coleman Bazelon, Ph.D., In the Matter of the Texas League of Young Voters Education Fund and Imani Clark v. State of Texas, Nandita Berry, in her official capacity as Texas Secretary of State; and Steve McGraw, in his official capacity as Director of the Texas Department of Public Safety, United States District Court for the Southern District of Texas Corpus Christi Division, Civ. No. 2:13-cv-00263
June 27, 2014
Rebuttal Expert Report of Coleman Bazelon, Ph.D., In the Matter of the Companies’ Creditors Arrangement Act, R.S.C. 1985, c. C-36, As Amended, and in the Matter of a Plan of Compromise or Arrangement of Nortel Networks Corporation, Nortel Networks Limited, Nortel Networks Global Corporation, Nortel Networks International Corporation and Nortel Networks Technology Corporation United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware, Case No. 09-10138 (KG)
February 28, 2014
Supplemental Expert Report of Coleman Bazelon, Ph.D., In the Matter of Sky Angel U.S., LLC, against Discovery Communications, LLC, Animal Planet, LLC, United States District Court for the District of Maryland, Case No. 8:13-cv-00031-DKC
January 31, 2014
Expert Report of Coleman Bazelon, Ph.D., In the Matter of the Companies’ Creditors Arrangement Act, R.S.C. 1985, c. C-36, As Amended, and in the Matter of a Plan of Compromise or Arrangement of Nortel Networks Corporation, Nortel Networks Limited, Nortel Networks Global Corporation, Nortel Networks International Corporation and Nortel Networks Technology Corporation United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware, Case No. 09-10138 (KG)
January 24, 2014
Declaration of Coleman Bazelon to the Federal Communications Commission in the Matter of Rates for Interstate Inmate Calling Services, Docket No. 12-375
March 25, 2013
Oral Testimony of Coleman Bazelon before the U.S. House of Representatives, Committee on Energy and Commerce, Subcommittee on Communication and Technology
April 12, 2011
Oral Testimony of Coleman Bazelon before the U.S. House of Representatives, Committee on Energy and Commerce, Subcommittee on Communications, Technology, and the Internet
June 17, 2010
Comments of Charles L. Jackson, Dorothy Robyn and Coleman Bazelon (The Value of White Space) Before the Federal Communications Commission
Charles L. Jackson, Dorothy Robyn, and Coleman D. Bazelon
June 20, 2008
Publications
Report
Testimony of Coleman Bazelon before the U.S. House of Representatives, Committee on Energy and Commerce, Subcommittee on Communications and Technology
November 16, 2017
Before the U.S. House of Representatives, Committee on Energy and Commerce, Subcommittee on Communications and Technology
Report
REIT Supported Wireless Infrastructure: Foundation of the Mobile Economy
July 11, 2017
Prepared for The Wireless Infrastructure Association (WIA)

This report discusses how the wireless infrastructure industry will impact the U.S. economy in the coming years, as mobile wireless services and networks continue to expand.

Report
Report
Report
A Lifeline to High-Speed Internet Access: An Economic Analysis of Administrative Costs and the Impact on Consumers
March 24, 2016
Prepared for the Multicultural Media, Telecom and Internet Council (MMTC)
Report
Analysis of the Boston 2024 Proposed Summer Olympic Plans
August 17, 2015
Coleman D. Bazelon, Pallavi Seth, Steven Herscovici, Mark P. Berkman, Allen R. Sanderson, Brad Humphreys, Joseph J. Floyd, and Michael P. Abasciano
Prepared for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts Office of the Governor, President of the Senate, and Speaker of the House
Report
Analysis of the Boston 2024 Proposed Summer Olympic Plans - Executive Summary
August 17, 2015
Coleman D. Bazelon, Pallavi Seth, Steven Herscovici, Mark P. Berkman, Allen R. Sanderson, Brad Humphreys, Joseph J. Floyd, and Michael P. Abasciano
Prepared for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts Office of the Governor, President of the Senate, and Speaker of the House
Report
A Strategy for Active Remote Sensing Amid Increased Demand for Radio Spectrum
July 15, 2015
Published by the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine
Report
Substantial Licensed Spectrum Deficit (2015-2019): Updating the FCC’s Mobile Data Demand Projections
June 23, 2015
Coleman D. Bazelon and Giulia McHenry
Prepared for CTIA - The Wireless Association
Report
Mobile Broadband Spectrum: A Vital Resource for the American Economy
May 11, 2015
Coleman D. Bazelon and Giulia McHenry
Prepared for CTIA—The Wireless Association
Report
Canadian Wireless Market Performance and the Potential Effect of an Additional Nationwide Carrier
May 12, 2014
Prepared for The Competition Bureau, Government of Canada
Report
Spectrum Sharing: Taxonomy and Economics
February 06, 2014
Coleman D. Bazelon and Giulia McHenry
Published by The Brattle Group, Inc.
Article
Spectrum Value
October 2013
Coleman D. Bazelon and Giulia McHenry
Published in Telecommunications Policy
Article
The Impact of Digitization on Business Models in Copyright-Driven Industries: A Review of the Economic Issues
February 26, 2013
In The Impact of Copyright on Innovation in the Digital Age, edited by Stephen A. Merrill and William J. Raduchel, published by The National Academy of Sciences' Board on Science, Technology, and Economic Policy
Article
An Economic View of ITC 337 Cases and the Public Interest
November 21, 2012
Published in Law360
Article
An Economic View Of The ITC's Domestic Industry
June 18, 2012
Published in Law360
Report
Beyond the Casino Floor: Economic Impacts of the Commercial Casino Industry
February 2012
Published by American Gaming Association
Report
Cost of Regulatory Risk for Wireless Spectrum Values
August 23, 2011
Prepared for LightSquared
Report
Expected Receipts From Proposed Spectrum Auctions
July 28, 2011
Published by The Brattle Group, Inc.
Report
GPS Interference: Implicit Subsidy to the GPS Industry and Cost to LightSquared of Accommodation
June 22, 2011
Published by The Brattle Group, Inc.
Report
The Economic Basis of Spectrum Value: Pairing AWS-3 with the 1755 MHz Band is More Valuable than Pairing it with Frequencies from the 1690 MHz Band
April 11, 2011
Published by The Brattle Group, Inc.
Report
Economists Letter to Obama Regarding Incentive Auctions
April 06, 2011
Published by Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research
Report
Economic Impact of the Dutch Gas Hub Strategy on the Netherlands
September 2010
Dan Harris, Coleman D. Bazelon, and Brad Humphreys
Prepared for the Ministry of Economic Affairs, Agriculture, and Innovation
Report
The Employment and Economic Impacts of Network Neutrality Regulation: An Empirical Analysis
April 23, 2010
Published by The Brattle Group, Inc.
Report
The Benefits of Wireless Broadband For Rural Deployments
March 16, 2010
Prepared for Qualcomm
Report
Can Internet Gambling Be Effectively Regulated? Managing the Risks
December 02, 2009
Malcolm K. Sparrow, Coleman D. Bazelon, and Charles Jackson
Published by John F. Kennedy School of Government Working Paper
Report
The Need for Additional Spectrum for Wireless Broadband: The Economic Benefits and Costs of Reallocations
October 23, 2009
Published by The Brattle Group, Inc.
Presentation
Measuring Concentration in Radio Spectrum License Holdings
August 15, 2009
Presented at TPRC 2009
Article
Too many goals: Problems with the 700 MHz auction
June 2009
Published in Information Economics and Policy
News & Events
April 13, 2018
Brattle Principal Coleman Bazelon Discusses C-Band Spectrum Policy at Hill Briefing

Coleman Bazelon, a principal in Brattle’s Washington, DC office, recently provided remarks at an information session on Capitol Hill regarding C-Band spectrum policy.

February 14, 2018
Brattle's Client Wins $14.7M in Judgments in Wireless Spectrum Investment Fraud Matter

Brattle’s client, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), won a judgment of more than $14 million against defendants in disgorgements and civil penalties, as ordered by a U.S. District Judge in the matter Securities and Exchange Commission v. Janus Spectrum LLC et al.

November 16, 2017
Coleman Bazelon Testifies Before U.S. House Committee on Energy & Commerce

Brattle Principal Coleman Bazelon recently testified before the U.S. House Committee on Energy & Commerce’s Subcommittee on Communication and Technology during a hearing on “The Race to 5G and its Potential to Revolutionize American Competitiveness.”

July 11, 2017
Brattle Report Discusses the Impact of the Wireless Infrastructure Industry on the U.S. Economy

Brattle economists have authored a report discussing how the wireless infrastructure industry will impact the U.S. economy in the coming years, as mobile wireless services and networks continue to expand.

May 09, 2016
Report by Brattle Economists Evaluates the Cost and Benefits of a NHTSA Mandate

Brattle economists Coleman Bazelon and Lucrezio Figurelli authored a report released today that analyzes the economic cost and benefits of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s (NHTSA) proposal to mandate a vehicle-to-vehicle (V2V) communication standard in the 5.9 GHz band known as dedicated short range communication (DSRC).

April 26, 2016
Report by Brattle Economists Highlights Adoption of Wireless Technology to Effectively Manage Water Use for U.S. Farmers

Brattle economists have authored a report demonstrating the potential of wireless technology to not only help U.S. farmers more efficiently manage water use, but to also add substantial value to the agricultural industry.

March 24, 2016
Coleman Bazelon Contributes Economic Analysis to White Paper on Modernization of the FCC’s Lifeline Program

Brattle Principal Coleman Bazelon contributed economic analysis to a white paper on the modernization of the Lifeline program released today by the Multicultural Media, Telecom and Internet Council.

November 11, 2015
Coleman Bazelon to Present at Content and Communications World Conference and Expo

Brattle principal Coleman Bazelon will present at the upcoming National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) Content and Communications World Conference and Expo, taking place November 11-12, 2015 in New York, NY.

August 18, 2015
Report by Brattle Economists Assesses Potential Economic Impacts of Boston’s Proposed Bid to Host 2024 Summer Olympic Games

Economists at The Brattle Group have authored a report that provides an independent analysis of the potential economic impacts of Boston’s proposed bid to host the 2024 Summer Olympic Games.

August 11, 2015
Coleman Bazelon Presents at Cowen Communications Infrastructure Summit

Brattle principal Coleman Bazelon recently presented on spectrum and capital spending at the Cowen Communications Infrastructure Summit, which took place August 11-12, 2015 in Boulder, CO.

July 15, 2015
Coleman Bazelon Contributes to National Research Council Report on Active Remote Sensing

Brattle principal Coleman Bazelon contributed to the recently-released report, “A Strategy for Active Remote Sensing Amid Increased Demand for Radio Spectrum,” carried out for NASA by the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine.

June 23, 2015
More Than 350 MHz of Additional Licensed Spectrum Needed to Meet Growing Demand for Mobile Broadband in U.S., According to Report by Brattle Economists

A whitepaper authored by Brattle principal Coleman Bazelon and senior associate Giulia McHenry finds that more than 350 additional megahertz (MHz) of licensed spectrum is needed by 2019 to support projected commercial mobile wireless demand in the U.S.

May 14, 2015
Brattle Experts Assist in Securing Favorable Outcome for Client in Nortel’s Bankruptcy Allocation Trial

A decision reached by the Courts' regarding the allocation of Nortel's $7.3 billion liquidation proceeds relied heavily on the findings by Brattle experts.

May 11, 2015
Brattle Prepares Report on Economic Activity Generated by Spectrum Licensed to U.S. Wireless Carriers

Brattle principal Coleman Bazelon and senior associate Giulia McHenry recently prepared a report for CTIA—The Wireless Association that estimates spectrum licensed to U.S. wireless carriers generates more than $400 billion annually.

October 10, 2014
Coleman Bazelon Contributes to Landmark Decision in Texas Voting Rights Case by Evaluating the Economic Burden of SB 14

Coleman Bazelon testified in the closely watched voting rights case, Marc Veasey, et al. vs. Rick Perry, et al., that African Americans in Texas are disproportionately impacted economically by a Texas law requiring voters to present photo identification to retain the right to vote in person.

August 08, 2014
Brattle Consultants Provide Expert Testimony and Litigation Support in Recently-Concluded Nortel Bankruptcy Proceedings

The Brattle Group was retained by counsel for the UK Pension claimants to opine on allocation and claims issues in Nortel’s bankruptcy proceedings. Brattle experts sponsored and supported two testifying experts in recently-concluded trials.