Pillsbury Winthrop LLP is pleased to announce that Robert D. Gilbert has joined the firm’s Stamford office as a partner in the complex litigation department. An experienced trial lawyer, Gilbert has litigated substantial cases involving antitrust, corporate dissolution and intellectual property disputes. In the intellectual property arena, Gilbert has handled trademark infringement, patent infringement, software licensing, trade secrets and copyright matters as well as internet domain name disputes.
Gilbert handles matters in federal and state courts throughout the country, and is an active and innovative practitioner of alternative dispute resolution. He is currently vice chair of the Arbitration and Mediation Committee of the National Intellectual Property Owners Association..
“We are delighted to have Bob Gilbert join us in Stamford. He is an excellent litigator and will help us fulfill our mission of providing first rate legal services to companies having substantial presences in Connecticut,” says Thomas Clauss, managing partner of Pillsbury Winthrop’s Stamford office.
Gilbert joins Pillsbury Winthrop from Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo P.C. where he was a partner in the New Haven, CT office. He also served as in-house litigation counsel for General Electric in their corporate headquarters in Fairfield, Connecticut. Mr. Gilbert received his B.A. from Princeton University and his J.D. from Yale Law School.
Gilbert is a member of the state and federal bars of Connecticut and New Jersey, and is also admitted to practice in the United States District Courts for the Eastern and Southern Districts of New York. He has also served on the National Executive Committee of the Yale Law School Association.