Stewart Mesher is a partner in the Austin office of K&L Gates LLP. He focuses on litigation and transactions for all forms of intellectual property (IP), portfolio management and counseling related to patents, copyrights, unfair competition, and Internet domain name rights, as well as trademark prosecution and TTAB proceedings. Before joining K&L Gates LLP, Mr. Mesher was the chair of an IP boutique’s litigation practice group, as well as in-house counsel at Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. - where he advised the Corporate Vice-Presidents of AMD’s desktop and server processor businesses, as well as its platform engineering team, and supported AMD’s intellectual property litigation and licensing activities.
Mr. Mesher graduated from the University of Washington with a Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering, he then went on to Seattle University to complete a Master of Business Administration in Finance and Marketing. He earned his Doctor of Jurisprudence in International Law and Intellectual Property at Vanderbilt University Law School and completed the ABOTA National Trial College at Harvard Law School.
Mr. Mesher is a member of the State Bar of Texas and the Washington State Bar. He is admitted to practice before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, the U.S. District Courts for the Northern, Southern, Eastern, and Western Districts of Texas, the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Washington, the U.S. District Court for the District of Colorado, and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit.
Mr. Mesher has been AV Preeminent Rated as an attorney by Martindale-Hubbell since 2010, selected for inclusion on the Texas Super Lawyers lists since 2012 (and on their Rising Stars list before that), listed as one of Managing Intellectual Property magazine’s IP STARS since in 2013, and has been recognized by Best Lawyers® starting in 2018. He is also an active member of the International Trademark Association (INTA).
Articles in the National Law Review database by Stewart Mesher