ROBERT GOLDSCHEIDER

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Obituary

GOLDSCHEIDER--Robert, of Manhattan, East Hampton and Delray Beach, Florida, on July 4th after a brief illness. Born in Washington Heights in 1929 to Hugo Goldscheider and Tamina Biltuis; a graduate of Stuyvescent High School, Columbia University and The Harvard Law School. A pioneer in the field of intellectual property licensing and technology transfer. Writer, lecturer and teacher in the field he so passionately loved. Renowned member of The Licensing Executives Society and winner of their Gold Medal for outstanding work in the field. Known as the father of the 25% Rule, a method used for calculating royalties when measuring damages in infringement litigations which has been used for over 50 years by countless attorneys. At the time of his death he was actively involved in disputing a recent court decision pertaining to the Rule. Survived by his loving wife Janet A. of 38 years, sons Eric and Thomas Goldscheider, step-children, Brad Altman, Tracey Altman and Cathy Altman-Silver and nine grandchildren. Services at Plaza Jewish Community Chapel, 630 Amsterdam Avenue, Manhattan, Sunday, July 8 at 10:00am. Contributions made to .

Published in The New York Times on July 6, 2012
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