USD School of Law Alumna Erin Gibson '03 (JD) to Co-Lead DLA Piper’s US Technology Sector

Erin Gibson '03 (JD) to Co-Lead DLA Piper’s US Technology Sector

Erin Gibson

SAN DIEGO (April 1, 2021) – University of San Diego (USD) School of Law alumna Erin Gibson, ’03 (JD), has been named a co-chair of the US Technology Sector for law firm DLA Piper. Along with two other attorneys, Gibson will lead the firm’s US technology sector, which helps to provide clients with integrated solutions and resources. Gibson is a partner in the Intellectual Property and Technology division of DLA Piper, where she represents technology companies in patent jury trials and in US International Trade Commission proceedings.

Gibson has been recognized for her contributions to the legal field a number of times. She has been named a 2015–2021 Super Lawyer for Intellectual Property litigation in San Diego.  In 2016, Law360 named Gibson a “Rising Star” in Intellectual Property.

Gibson is a former adjunct professor at USD School of Law and is a current member of the Board of Visitors.

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About the University of San Diego School of Law

Each year, USD educates approximately 800 Juris Doctor and graduate law students from throughout the United States and around the world.  The law school is best known for its offerings in the areas of business and corporate law, constitutional law, intellectual property, international and comparative law, public interest law and taxation.

USD School of Law is one of the 84 law schools elected to the Order of the Coif, a national honor society for law school graduates.  The law school's faculty is a strong group of outstanding scholars and teachers with national and international reputations and currently ranks 36th nationally among U.S. law faculties in scholarly impact and 22nd nationally in past-year faculty downloads on the Social Sciences Research Network (SSRN). The school is accredited by the American Bar Association and is a member of the Association of American Law Schools. Founded in 1954, the law school is part of the University of San Diego, a private, independent, Roman Catholic university chartered in 1949.


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