Stephanie’s practice focuses on all aspects of intellectual property from drafting and prosecuting utility and design patent applications to helping clients research and analyze their innovations and products within the marketplace with an eye toward long-term, global protection strategies. With a background in mechanical engineering, Stephanie works on technologies related to mechanical, electro-mechanical, process and software engineering innovations.
In her patent prosecution work, Stephanie prepares and prosecutes domestic and international patent applications, prepares patent validity and invalidity, patent infringement and non-infringement, and freedom-to-operate opinions. She also regularly assists clients with post-grant proceedings, due diligence projects, and related IP agreements. Stephanie has experience working on a wide range of technologies, including medical devices, software, automotive products, oil and gas technology, and consumer products.
Before pursuing a legal career, Stephanie worked as a product design engineer with Baker Hughes. While in law school, she served as the Lead Articles Editor for the Colorado Technology Law Journal and was the Co-President of both the Asian Pacific American Law Students Association and the Student Animal Legal Defense Fund. Stephanie holds a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from Rice University and a law degree from the University of Colorado Law School.
University of Colorado (JD, 2016)
Rice University (BS in Mechanical Engineering, 2011)
- Intellectual Property in Employment
- IP Transactions & Licensing
- Patent Office Post Grant Proceedings
- Patent Prosecution
- Patent Search Services
- Business Methods
- Computer Hardware & Software
- Electrical Engineering
- Mechanical Engineering
Member of IP Inn of Court, September 2014-Present
Author, “Pledging Patents Effectively, Copyright and Open Source as a Framework for Patent Pledges,” Student Note published in Colorado Technology Law Journal, Vol, 14, Issue 2.