Larry Goldstein is an independent US patent attorney based in the United States and Israel. He is one of the members of the external IP strategy team at GreyB, and has been associated with GreyB for the past two years in the evaluation of patents.
Larry is an expert in the review of patent quality, particularly concerning possible infringement and the value of patents for out-licensing. He is also an expert in aggregated patent licensing through patent pools, having created the essentiality evaluation procedure for the W-CDMA 3G patent pool.
He has organized seminars, and delivered many talks, throughout Asia, Europe, and the United States, on topics such as Wideband CDMA technology and wireless communication systems, technical standards and technical standards bodies, licensing patent rights and license contracts, alternative methods of monetizing Intellectual Property (i.e., licensing, brokering, securitization, public offerings, patent pools, and patent auctions), and the definition of FRAND (“Fair, Reasonable, and Non-Discriminatory”) in patent licensing cases. Larry was quoted in the Wall Street Journal in an article entitled, “WiMAX Patent Pool is Planned”, about the effects of a WiMAX patent pool on licensing patent rights for 4G cellular communication. He has served as an expert witness in multiple litigations on behalf of Nokia Corporation, Broadcom Corporation, and Samsung Electronics, on issues related to FRAND licensing and patent claim essentiality.