Bryan J. Wilson

Bryan Wilson is a partner in the firm’s Intellectual Property Group and leads the litigation department in the firm’s Palo Alto office. Mr. Wilson is a first-chair trial lawyer with an expansive range of experience handling intellectual property matters in a variety of venues. His successful track record in recent years includes trade secrets and patent cases in both state and federal courts. Mr. Wilson is also active in pre-litigation and adversarial licensing counseling for clients hoping to avoid, or prepare for, litigation.

Mr. Wilson’s jury trials include Hansen Medical, Inc. v. Luna Innovations, Inc., which was tried in Santa Clara County Superior Court and resulted in a $36 million trade secret and breach-of-contract verdict for Hansen Medical.

Mr. Wilson also has extensive experience in arbitration proceedings with JAMS/Endispute, the American Arbitration Association and private arbitration proceedings, including the arbitration of business disputes and trade secret matters.

Mr. Wilson also maintains an active pro bono practice, having handled matters for groups including the Mono Lake Committee, Peninsula Open Space Trust, and Tuolumne River Trust. Before law school, Mr. Wilson worked for the Save San Francisco Bay Association and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. In 2012, 2013 and 2014, Legal 500 US recommended Mr. Wilson as a leading attorney for trade secrets, describing him as “‘a very smart, thoughtful attorney,’ who is ‘courteous and assertive in trial.’”

Good to know

Areas of Practice 1) Litigation, 2) Intellectual Property Litigation, 3) Patent Litigation and 4) Trade Secrets
Law School Stanford Law School (J.D., 1988)
Education University of California, Berkeley (B.A., 1983)
Bar Member / Association State Bar Of California
Most recent firm Morrison & Foerster LLP
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