Stanley M. Gibson Esq.

Jeffer Mangels Butler & Mitchell LLP
Gibson, Stanley M.

Stan Gibson is a Partner and Chairman of the Patent Litigation Group at Jeffer Mangels Butler & Mitchell LLP (JMBM). Mr. Gibson is an experienced trial lawyer, who has focused on high-stakes cases involving complicated technology and bet-the-company cases in the entertainment industry. He is the Chairman of JMBM's Patent Litigation Group and the publisher of the Patent Lawyer Blog.

Mr. Gibson obtained a $16.7 million arbitration award after a six-month arbitration that involved the engineering and design of direct broadcast satellites and satellite launch vehicles. He also tried to a juryIntraspace v. Lockheed Martin/Loral in San Jose and obtained a $8.5 million verdict for our client. He went on to handle complex cases involving technology in the fields of computerized telescopes, automotive design, Internet search engines, exercise equipment and medical devices, among others.

Mr. Gibson was one of the principal trial lawyers in Medtronic v. Michelson, in which his client Dr. Gary Michelson won $570 million after a multi-month jury trial in Memphis, Tennessee. The case was resolved as part of a $1.35 billion dollar acquisition of the Michelson patent portfolio, which the Los Angeles Times reported as the largest acquisition of patents in history.

Mr. Gibson earned a B.A. form the University of California, Berkeley and an M.A. and J.D. from Duke University.

He is a co-author of Bloomberg BNA Corporate Practice Portfolio Series No. 86, Records Retention for Enterprise Knowledge Management.