Donovan Gibbs is a member of the Intellectual Property & Technology group, in the Louisville, Kentucky office. His practice focuses on counseling clients in litigation and transactional matters involving intellectual property. He assists clients with the selection, adoption, registration, and protection of their trademarks as well as registration of copyrights. He assists clients with a variety of transactional issues including those related to licensing of copyrights, trade secrets, trademarks, and other intellectual property rights. As someone who was once a college athlete himself, Donovan is passionate about providing counsel to players and protecting their NIL rights with a thoughtful and empathetic perspective, through lived experience.
by editor, Louisville Business First, January 31, 2024
Central High School, Street Law Program (2018-20)
Donovan joins Stites & Harbison after working as a Compliance Oversight and Program Advancement, Legal & Business Advisor for Humana, Inc. He was also an IP attorney for a small firm in Louisville. Outside of work, Donovan is a life-long athlete and sports enthusiast. After completing his four years of Division-1 basketball, he continued to compete in semi-pro and pro-am leagues throughout Kentucky and Indiana. Aside from playing basketball, he enjoys all things active, including participating in 5Ks, boxing classes, and experimenting with yoga. He says learning to golf may be his next venture. Other than sports, Donovan loves to travel, visit museums, attend concerts, and spend time with his Cane Corso, Sosa.