Mr. Stockinger is a Founding Partner at KBS. Prior to founding KBS, Mr. Stockinger was a Partner and Co-Chair of the Antitrust Group at Goldberg, Lowenstein & Weatherwax, a patent and antitrust boutique. Mr. Stockinger practiced for many years at the leading litigation firm, Irell & Manella LLP handling antitrust cases, among others. Mr. Stockinger has trial experience and has litigated cases concerning group boycotts in a semiconductor packaging technology market, refusals to deal in an HIV/AIDS pharmaceutical market, and monopolization in a microprocessor architecture market. Mr. Stockinger has also overseen the economic analyses pertaining to lost sales and reasonable royalty damages in the DVR technology and semiconductor packaging technology market. Mr. Stockinger has further advised clients concerning antitrust issues relating to the acquisition of intellectual property.
Mr. Stockinger has lectured at Loyola Law School's Antitrust course and has served as an adjunct professor teaching students participating in the Giles Sutherland Rich Patent Moot Court, the Vis Moot International Arbitration, and other moot competitions. Mr. Stockinger also co-authored with David Kesselman the article "Vertical Price-Fixing: Why California's Per Se Rule Against Resale Price Maintenance is Actually Good for Businesses and Consumers" published in the journal Competition. He is a contributing editor of California Antitrust and Unfair Competition Law, the leading treatise in California on these subjects, specifically editing the chapter on state antitrust law and intellectual property. Mr. Stockinger has been selected as a “Rising Star” lawyer in Southern California by Los Angeles Magazine multiple times.
Before practicing, Mr. Stockinger clerked for the Honorable Rhesa H. Barksdale of the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit. Mr. Stockinger earned his J.D. from Loyola Law School, where he graduated salutatorian, magna cum laude and Order of the Coif. He was Chief Articles Editor for the Loyola of Los Angeles Law Review and was awarded Best Oral Advocate at the Willem C. Vis Moot International Commercial Arbitration. Mr. Stockinger earned his B.A. in East Asia Studies from Washington & Lee University, graduating summa cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa. Mr. Stockinger is conversant in Mandarin, having lived in Beijing for a year. He is Vice President of Live to Love Foundation USA, the U.S. arm of an international consortium providing educational, environmental and humanitarian aid in the Himalayas.