October 10, 2007 - Mayer Brown, a leadinginternational law firm, announced today that Robert D. Gilbert has joined thefirm's Intellectual Property Practice in New York. Mr. Gilbert, 52, is aseasoned trial lawyer who has tried more than 20 cases to jury verdicts. Hisintellectual property litigation practice focuses on trademark and patentinfringement matters as well as copyright and trade secret litigation andsoftware licensing disputes. Mr. Gilbert has won numerous court victories,including injunctions in seven states on behalf of manufacturers, retailers,and a prominent national association. One such trademark victory opened anational market for a retail chain. In addition, on behalf of several computersoftware companies, he vigorously contested lawsuits and arbitrationsconcerning copyright infringement and licensing issues. Mr. Gilbert will join a team of intellectualproperty lawyers who have litigated cases in a variety of patent, copyright,trademark, trade secret, trade dress, false advertising, and unfair competitiondisputes all over the country, as well as internationally. Commented Kenneth S. Geller, Mayer Brown ViceChairman, We are delighted to welcome Bob Gilbert to the firm. We arestrongly committed to growing our New York office in a smart way that addressesclients' current and anticipated needs. As IP becomes increasingly critical tothe corporate strategy, our objective is to ensure that our global clients canturn to Mayer Brown for their IP counseling, transactional and litigationneeds. Bob is the perfect addition, in that he brings significant trialexpertise and seasoned counseling advice to our globally-ranked IP platform. Added Brian Trust, Partner-In-Charge of MayerBrown's New York office, With his proven courtroom experience and significantIP counseling and litigation capabilities, Bob further strengthens our IPclient service offering in New York. Tied to his professional instincts andsubstantial corporate experience, Bob is an extremely valuable addition to ourglobal Intellectual Property practice. In addition to his IP experience, Mr. Gilbert'scommercial litigation experience has included cases involving complexcontractual disputes, corporate dissolution, and product liability litigation. He is also an active and innovative practitioner of alternative disputeresolution options. Mr. Gilbert comes to Mayer Brown from SheppardMullin Richter & Hampton LLP, where he was part of the IntellectualProperty and Business Trial...
Seasoned IP Litigator Joins Mayer Brown New York Office
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