Palo Alto, California 94304
Alison Watkins is an associate in the Palo Alto office of Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP, where her practice focuses on intellectual property litigation. She has successfully represented technology companies ranging in size from Fortune 100 to social networking start-ups in high stakes patent infringement cases in courts across the United States, as well as investigations before the International Trade Commission. These cases have involved a variety of technologies and industries, such as semiconductors, software, social networking, consumer electronics, and wireless networking. Ms. Watkins has particular experience in wireless communications, having spent time seconded to T-Mobile USA, Inc.
Ms. Watkins earned her Juris Doctor degree in 2007 at the University of California at Berkeley (Boalt Hall), where she was an Articles Editor and the Annual Review Editor for the Berkeley Technology Law Journal. She graduated with honors from the University of Pennsylvania in 2000 with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Urban Studies.
Author, Surgical Safe Harbors: The Family Movie Act and the Future of Fair Use Legislation, 21 Berkeley Tech. L. J. 241 (2006)
|Areas of Practice||1) Information Technology and Data Privacy, 2) Intellectual Property and 3) Law Firm Defense|
|Law School||The University of California, Berkeley, School of Law, J.D. 2007|
|Education||University of Pennsylvania, B.A., 2000|
|Bar Member / Association||California State Bar Association|
|Most recent firm||Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP|
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