Gaston Kroub

Gaston Kroub

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Gaston Kroub is a Founding Partner of Kroub, Silbersher & Kolmykov, an intellectual property litigation firm, and Markman Advisors, a leading consultancy on patent issues for the investment community. Gaston also writes the weekly “Beyond Biglaw” column for Above the Law and “Markman Note” newsletter Prior to co-founding KSK and Markman Advisors, he spent years as a Partner at Greenberg Traurig and Locke Lord. As an intellectual property litigator and counselor, Gaston’s practice is focused on IP litigation and counseling, with lead-counsel level experience across an array of technologies and industry sectors. He also has deep experience in successfully handling patent, trade secret, trademark, and copyright cases through trial and appeal throughout the United States.

Professional Experience

Academic History

  • Gaston Kroub is a recognized authority on the interplay of patent litigation and investment strategy, as well as on issues relating to litigation finance and patent monetization.

  • He has significant litigation expertise involving foreign companies, including experience in patent, trademark, and trade secret cases involving European, Asian, and Israeli parties.

  • His successful litigation record extends to matters before the USPTO and Asian patent offices, including China and Taiwan.

  • Gaston is also an active speaker and writer on IP-related topics, as well as on general patent litigation issues.

  • His topics cover damages and claim construction, with additional international speaking experience on Cleantech intellectual property issues.

  • Gaston's Bar Admissions include New York and New Jersey - USPTO Reg.# 51,903.

Gaston Kroub’s Accomplishments

  • Superlawyers Magazine's Rising Stars NY-Metro Edition for Intellectual Property Litigation, 2011–2012

  • Superlawyers Magazine's NY-Metro Edition for Intellectual Property Litigation, 2013–Present

  • IAM Magazine Top 300 Worldwide IP-Monetization Strategists, 2016–Present

  • J.D., Cardozo School of Law Yeshiva University

  • B.A. History/Pre-Med, New York University

Gaston Kroub Admitted to Practice

  • C.A. Federal Circuit

  • E.D. New York

  • S.D. New York

  • W.D. New York

  • D. New Jersey

  • E.D. Michigan

  • W.D. Wisconsin

  • D. Colorado

  • U.S.P.T.O.