Matthew R. Lynde, Senior Vice President
Mathew R. Lynde leads the intellectual property practice at Cornerstone Research. Dr. Lynde’s expert testimony has been accepted in domestic and international courts, tribunals, and arbitration panels in more than sixty-five instances; his work as a consultant and educator spans a range of IP portfolio and valuation issues. In Microsoft v. Motorola, Dr. Lynde calculated reasonable and nondiscriminatory (RAND) royalties in the first bench trail to set a RAND range for standard essential patents.
Dr. Lynde has testified in several other significant cases involving the high-tech, medical, and life sciences industries. In addition to intellectual property, he works in antitrust and competition, securities, and breach of contract matters.
Dr. Lynde’s has more than thirty-five years of experience as an applied economist in government, academia, and business. Prior to joining Cornerstone Research, he was a professor at City University of New York and a partner at PricewaterhouseCoopers, heading up its Silicon Valley intellectual property practice.
Michael J. Lasinski, Senior Managing Director
Ankura Consulting Group, LLC
Mr. Lasinski has been retained to provide expert testimony in federal, state, tax, bankruptcy, International Trade, arbitration, and international proceedings. He has worked on behalf of both licensees and licensors in Fair Reasonable And Non-Discriminatory (FRAND) negotiations, litigations and arbitrations throughout the world. He has been retained by both taxpayers and the IRS to determine intellectual property value and royalty rates in transfer pricing and other tax-related transactions. While Michael’s analyses vary from case-to-case he has quantified lost profits, unjust enrichment, price erosion, reasonable royalty (including FRAND portfolio rates), diminished business value as well as other forms of economic damages.
Michael is a past President of the Licensing Executives Society – United States and Canada (LES). LES is one of the country’s largest intellectual property licensing trade organizations. He currently serves on the LES International’s board as its treasurer. He is a past Division Chair of the American Bar Association’s IP Section. He is a former Chair of the Valuation and Taxation Committee of LES and a former Vice Chair of the Intellectual Property Owners Association’s Valuation and Taxation Committee. He was also named one of the World’s 250 Leading IP Strategists by Intellectual Asset Magazine.