Stefan has practiced law in all aspects of intellectual property matters for over fifteen years. His legal experience is primarily directed to domestic and foreign prosecution of utility and design patent applications, preparation of legal opinions concerning patent infringement and validity issues, trade secrets, and intellectual property litigation (including actions in Federal court, and in the United States Patent and Trademark Office such as Reexaminations and Post Grant Review). Stefan also routinely counsel clients on a wide variety of intellectual property matters, including patent portfolio management, infringement and clearance issues, and intellectual property transactions.
Stefan also has significant engineering experience, and was a Safety & Crashworthiness Engineer with General Motors before becoming a patent attorney. Stefan remains an engineer at heart, and is a passionate advocate for innovators, inventors, and problem solvers.