Trevor V. Stockinger

Trevor V. Stockinger
Firm: Kesselman Brantly Stockinger LLP
Address: 1230 Rosecrans Ave.
Ste. 690
Manhattan Beach, CA 90266-2477
Phone: 310-694-5833
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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.


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Areas of Practice:
Breach of Fiduciary Duty
Unfair Competition
Breach of Contract
Trade Secrets
Patent Damages
Bar Admissions:
California, 2003
U.S. Court of Appeals 5th Circuit
U.S. District Court Central District of California
U.S. District Court Northern District of California
Loyola Law School, Los Angeles, California, 2002
Honors: magna cum laude
Honors: Salutatorian
Honors: Order of the Coif
Honors: Martin Domke Award for Best Oral Advocate at the Willem C. Vis Moot International Commercial Arbitration, 2001
Law Review: Loyola of Los Angeles Law Review, Chief Articles Editor

Washington and Lee University, 1997
Honors: summa cum laude
Honors: With Honors
Major: East Asian Studies

Published Works:
Co-authored with David Kesselman, “Vertical Price-Fixing: Why California’s Per Se Rule Against Resale Price Maintenance is Actually Good for Businesses and Consumers” published in the journalCompetition

Peer-review edits the antitrust and intellectual property chapter in the California Antitrust and Unfair Competition Law treatise

Classes/Seminars Taught:
Lectured, Loyola Law School’s Antitrust course

Adjunct Professor, Giles Sutherland Rich Patent Moot Court

Adjunct Professor, Vis Moot International Arbitration

Honors and Awards:
Selected for inclusion in Los Angeles Magazine's Southern California "Rising Stars"

“Rising Star”

Past Employment Positions:
Honorable Rhesa H. Barksdale, Circuit Judge for the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit, Clerk

Irell & Manella LLP

Goldberg, Lowenstein & Weatherwax LLP, Partner

Mandarin Chinese
Phi Beta Kappa
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Antitrust, Litigation & Appeals
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