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Wayne Barsky is a partner in the Century City office of Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher, and is National Co-Chairman of the firm's 125-lawyer Intellectual Property Practice Group. He focuses on patent litigation for clients in the life science, pharmaceutical, medical device, game publishing, media, and social networking industries, and has extensive trial and appellate experience in federal courts throughout the country and in the U.S. International Trade Commission.
He is the Chair of the University of Southern California IP Institute 2014 and has been on the Executive Committee since inception of the Institute 10 years ago. He is a former chairman and is currently a member of the Executive Committee and Board of Directors of Public Counsel Law Center, the nation's largest pro bono law office. Barsky served as a member of the Board of Governors of the Association of Business Trial Lawyers, and as a Judge Pro Tempore in the Los Angeles Superior Court system. Barsky received a California State Bar Commendation for his community service and pro bonoactivities. Barsky received his JD in 1983 from the University of California at Berkeley School of Law. He earned a BA in 1979 from the State University of New York at Binghamton with Highest Honors.
“Economics of Legal History.” In The Oxford Handbook of Law and Economics, Vol. 3: Public Law and Legal Institutions, edited by Francesco Parisi. New York: Oxford University Press, 2017.
“Taxing Wealth Seriously.” Tax Law Review 70 (2017): 305.
“Reinventing Business Taxation: The Dual Business Enterprise Income Tax,” posted to SSRN.