As a member of Wolf Greenfield's Trademark & Copyright Group, Stephanie focuses her practice on trademark prosecution, intellectual property litigation, licensing, due diligence, and USPTO proceedings. She has represented domestic and international clients in complex patent, copyright, trademark and trade secrets matters at the district court and appellate levels. Stephanie has defended generic drug companies in Hatch-Waxman litigation, and prepared opinions on pharmaceutical patents. Stephanie also has significant experience prosecuting patent applications, and continues her work on post grant, inter partes and covered business method patent reviews before the USPTO in optical, electrical, electromechanical, semiconductor, medical device, software and mechanical technologies.
Prior to joining Wolf Greenfield, Stephanie was an associate at a general practice firm in Atlanta, where her practice focused on patent, copyright and trademark litigation, and covered business method patent reviews. Stephanie also worked as an associate at an intellectual property firm in Alexandria, Virginia in the areas of patent litigation, and patent and trademark prosecution and counseling.
Stephanie has extensive experience as a sales engineer. Prior to practicing law, Stephanie worked for Applikon Biotechnology, where she configured and sold laboratory, pilot plant and manufacturing scale bioreactor and fermenters. She also worked for Nortel Networks, where she designed networking hardware solutions for Internet service providers. Stephanie has been admitted to the Virginia Bar. She is former editor in chief of IDEA: The Intellectual Property Law Review. Stephanie earned her law degree from the University of New Hampshire School of Law (formerly Franklin Pierce Law Center) after earning a bachelor of science degree in Industrial and Systems Engineering and a Sales Engineering Certificate from the University of Florida. Stephanie also earned a certificate in comparative studies in intellectual property law during a summer abroad at Tsinghua University School of Law in Beijing, China.