Stuart M. Rosenberg is a partner in the Palo Alto office of Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher, where his practice focuses on intellectual property litigation and counseling. He has represented clients in a variety of industries and technologies, including software and electronics, medical devices, sporting goods, and automotive design. He handles disputes in the United States District Courts, the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, the United States Patent and Trademark Office, the International Trade Commission, and California State Court, as well as in Alternative Dispute Resolution proceedings.
Mr. Rosenberg earned his Juris Doctor degree with distinction in 2005 from Stanford Law School, where he was an Articles Editor for the Stanford Law Review. He graduated from Yale University in 2002 with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Physics & Philosophy. In 2007 and 2008, Mr. Rosenberg served as a law clerk for Chief Judge Paul R. Michel of the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit. Mr. Rosenberg is a member of the bar of the State of California, is registered to practice before the United States Patent and Trademark Office, and is admitted to practice in the Northern and Central Districts of California, the Eastern District of Texas, and the Federal and Ninth Circuit Courts of Appeals.
Mr. Rosenberg’s recent representative matters include:
Patent litigation in the Northern District of California and the Federal Circuit regarding smartphone technology – Gibson Dunn represents a leading smartphone manufacturer in litigation brought against it by a company who claims to have invented the mobile internet in the 1990s. The plaintiff asserted ten patents, and Gibson Dunn was able to obtain dismissal of all ten patents before trial. Mr. Rosenberg briefed and argued claim construction and successful summary judgment motions on several of the patents in the district court, and is on the team defending the judgment against the plaintiff’s appeal at the Federal Circuit.
Patent litigation in the District of Delaware regarding network-based storage technology – Gibson Dunn represents the plaintiff, the market leader in network storage equipment, in infringement litigation against a direct competitor. We obtained summary judgment of infringement, and then prevailed in a jury trial on remaining issues, obtaining an eight-figure damages award. Mr. Rosenberg examined the technical experts and the defendant’s technical fact witnesses at trial, and argued claim construction and other legal issues before the court.
Inter Partes Review in the United States Patent and Trademark Office – Gibson Dunn represents a leading medical device manufacturer in a dispute with a direct competitor regarding surgical tools for joint replacement procedures. Mr. Rosenberg argued before the Patent Trial and Appeal Board in an IPR proceeding, seeking cancellation of a patent asserted by the opposing party in litigation.