- Intellectual Property
- IP Litigation
- Post-Grant Proceedings
- Patent Procurement
- Communications & Media
- Medical Technology
|Contact Info||Telephone: 617.348.1852|
|University ||University of Illinois (B.S., 1995; B.A., 1995)|
|Law School||Suffolk University Law School, J.D., cum laude, 1998|
|Admitted||1999, Massachusetts and District of Columbia; registered to practice before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office|
Professional & Community Involvement
•Member, American Intellectual Property Law Association
•Member, Boston Bar Association
•Presenter, ACI Patent Reform Conference (New York, 2014)
•Head Coach, Newton North Little League (2010-14)
Steve's practice focuses on obtaining and enforcing U.S. and international patents in the mechanical, electrical, computer, and materials science arts. He has prosecuted numerous patent applications for inventions including semiconductor devices, image processing devices, automobile systems and components, telecommunications devices, liquid crystal display circuits, medical devices, business methods, and computer hardware and software.
In addition, Steve counsels clients, prepares infringement and validity opinions, and handles patent litigation cases. He frequently provides litigation support and infringement/validity analysis for technologies such as electrophotographic reproduction systems, consumer products, and medical equipment.
Steve's practice extends to several jurisdictions outside of the United States and to intellectual property organizations. He has argued successfully before the U.S. Board of Patent Appeals and Interferences. Following law school, Steve was a patent examiner at the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, where he examined patent applications in the fields of manufacturing and packaging systems and methods.
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|Reported Cases||Representative Matters: Prepared infringement and invalidity opinions for a major multinational consumer electronics firm; Handles a substantial portfolio for a prominent semiconductor packaging company|
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