Steven's practice includes IP formation, rendering opinions, resolving litigation, developing commercial strategy, and advising on portfolio management. He handles virtually all aspects of patent matters before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, including patent formation and post-grant trials before the Patent Trial and Appeal Board.
Steven is adept at managing substantial portfolios for a wide array of clients, and has led post-grant trials to success amid the changing legal landscape. Steven is experienced in a range of technologies, including mechanical-electrical, materials, control systems and software innovations in various commercial areas such as medical devices, industrial equipment, mobile communications devices, telecommunications, data systems, automotive and textiles. He also has experience with consumer products such as outdoor lifestyle apparel and equipment.
In addition to his IP practice, Steven has significant background and experience in a variety of administrative law areas. He has actively participated in bid protests of government contract awards related to naval vessels. Steven has also authored white papers regarding environmental legal topics, with particular emphasis on the Administrative Procedure Act (APA).
Articles in the National Law Review database by Steven D. Shipe