Gibson Dunn Adds Intellectual Property Partner Ken Parker in Orange County

August 5, 2020

Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP is pleased to announce that Ken Parker has joined the firm as a partner in the firm’s Orange County office.  Parker, formerly with Haynes and Boone, will continue to focus on his patent and trademark litigation practice, including in International Trade Commission proceedings.

“We are pleased to welcome Ken to the firm,” said Ken Doran, Chairman and Managing Partner of Gibson Dunn.  “He is an experienced and well-regarded IP litigator, and we’re very pleased to have an attorney of his caliber and skillset join the firm.”

“We are very enthusiastic about Ken’s arrival,” said Michael Flynn, Partner in Charge of the Orange County office.  “He is recognized as one of the region’s best IP trial lawyers.  His considerable experience in a variety of forums will fit well with our practice areas in Orange County and be a significant addition to our IP practice firmwide.”

“I’m thrilled to join Gibson Dunn, a leading law firm that’s known for its premier IP practice,” said Parker.  “The firm is as well-known as a litigation powerhouse as it is for its client-centered focus and collegial culture, and I’m looking forward to working with my new colleagues in delivering outstanding results for our clients.”

About Ken Parker

Parker is an intellectual property trial lawyer who has tried numerous patent, trademark and business cases to verdict, including International Trade Commission Section 337 patent litigation.  His experience covers a broad range of intellectual property issues, including patent, trademark, copyright and trade secrets litigation.

Before joining Gibson Dunn, Parker was a partner at Haynes and Boones since 2010.  He was a founding partner of the IP litigation boutique, Teuton, Loewy & Parker from 2004 to 2010 and served as corporate counsel with Callaway Golf Company from 2001 to 2004.

Parker received his law degree with high honors in 1994 from The University of Texas School of Law, where he served as articles editor for Texas Law Review and was a member of the Order of the Coif.  He clerked for Chief Judge Gerald Bard Tjoflat of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit from 1994 to 1995.