Robert B. Goldman


Robert B. Goldman assists clients in developing and implementing strategies for managing and realizing value from their intellectual property portfolios.

He has consulted on numerous engagements involving the valuation of intellectual property and intangible assets for licensing and sale transactions, mergers and acquisitions, corporate spin-outs, corporate restructuring, and other purposes.

Mr. Goldman is experienced in performing IP analytics research to assist clients in making informed IP-related decisions in variety of contexts such as M&A due diligence, transaction target identification and prioritization, and risk assessment. His litigation experience includes the determination of reasonable royalties and lost profits in patent infringement matters, valuation/damages in technology license disputes, and damages in trade secret misappropriation matters.

Mr. Goldman has been active in the Licensing Executives Society (LES) as a frequent speaker and instructor on IP Valuation and IP Intelligence and was an adjunct professor at Northwestern Law School teaching IP Valuation in the Master of Science in Law program.

Selected engagements

  • 01
    Transaction advisory for cellulosic ethanol technology
    A CRA expert was retained to advise an ethanol producer on a commercialization strategy for a newly developed patented cellulosic ethanol process technology it...
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  • 02
    Jury trial testimony on reasonable royalty for smart speaker technology
    CRA’s expert provided expert testimony in a jury trial involving the alleged infringement of a patent related to microphone arrays used in voice-activated...
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  • 03
    Trade secret damages analysis in the wind energy construction equipment industry
    CRA was retained by a global construction equipment company to assess damages due to its alleged theft of trade secrets relating to the design of large cranes...
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