Megan Gibson is a member of the intellectual property practice group and a Registered Patent Attorney. She focuses her practice on patent prosecution and other aspects of intellectual property.
Prior to law school Dr. Gibson completed a PhD in Biology at the University of Louisville, where she utilized molecular, genetic, and classical microbiological techniques to investigate the biogeography of microorganisms. In particular, her work focused on the genus Pseudomonas in the human home environment. While working on her PhD, Dr. Gibson taught introductory biology and microbiology laboratory courses, and worked as a research assistant.
Honors & Awards
Class Awards: Trademark Law (Fall 2014); Genetics and the Law (Fall 2014); Basic Legal Skills (Spring 2014); Contracts I (Fall 2013)
- 22 Middleton Attorneys Recognized by Kentucky Super Lawyers® and Nine Recognized by Kentucky Rising Stars® for 2018December 6, 2017
- August 25, 2017Insider Louisville
- February 13, 2017Insider Louisville
- Competing Concerns: Can Religious Exemptions to Mandatory Childhood Vaccinations and Public Health Successfully Coexist?, 54 U. LOUISVILLE L. REV. 527 - 551, 2016
- Pseudomonas putida and Pseudomonas fluorescens species group recovery from human homes varies seasonally and by environment. PLoS One 10(5): e0127704, 2015
- Pseudomonas aeruginosa in CF and non-CF homes is found predominately in drains. Journal of Cystic Fibrosis 14(3): 341-346, 2015
- Recovery and biogeography of Pseudomonas and Burkholderia species from the human home. Electronic Theses and Dissertations. Paper 1166, 2013
- Differential habitat use and niche partitioning by Pseudomonas species in human homes. Microbial Ecology 62: 505-517, 2011
- Kentucky, 2016
University of Louisville Brandeis School of Law, J.D., magna cum laude, 2016
University of Louisville, PhD Biology, 2013 (Dissertation: Recovery and Biogeography of Pseudomonas and Burkholderia species from the Human Home)
University of Louisville, B.A. Biology, magna cum laude, 2008