Stephen J. Leahu partners with clients to protect and enforce their rights in all areas of intellectual property law. He is Board Certified in Intellectual Property Law. His experience includes patents, copyrights, trademarks, trade dress, domain names, unfair competition, idea misappropriation and trade secrets.
Stephen has been actively involved in patent prosecution, post-grant proceedings before the Patent Trial and Appeal Board, litigation, licensing and the counseling of clients on their product development and transactions concerning intellectual property rights. Stephen has represented clients in intellectual property litigation in various state and federal courts and before the International Trade Commission (ITC). Stephen is a registered patent attorney and is licensed in Florida, Illinois and the District of Columbia.
Stephen’s diverse science and business background has enabled him to handle patented subject matter in a wide range of technologies and industry sectors. To further his technical expertise, Stephen earned a Masters in Engineering with a focus in bioinformatics (including imaging informatics, molecular modeling and computed tomography) which complements his degrees in biochemistry and computer science. Stephen earned a Certificate in Intellectual Property Law while completing his law degree and went on to earn a Masters in Intellectual Property Law. In order to better assist clients with their global strategies, he was admitted to practice law as an English solicitor in England and Wales and studied Comparative International Intellectual Property Law at the Max Planck Institute in Munich, Germany under Donald Chisum, author of the leading treatise on patent law.
Articles in the National Law Review database by Stephen J. Leahu