Stephanie M. Hatzikyriakou

Associate

Philadelphia
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Overview

Stephanie Hatzikyriakou is an associate in BakerHostetler’s Intellectual Property Group and focuses her practice on patent litigation. In her almost ten years of experience, Stephanie has gained knowledge in all areas of patent litigation – both during clerkships in the U.S. District Court for the District of Delaware and the Federal Circuit, and in assisting clients from discovery through post-trial motion practice. 

Stephanie represents companies in an array of fields, including telecommunications, software, pharmaceuticals and animal healthcare. Aiding in her efforts is Stephanie's depth of study, where she earned an undergraduate degree in biochemistry and a Master of Science in chemistry.

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  • Member of a team that won a jury verdict of patent infringement in Pennsylvania on behalf of one of the nation’s largest cable companies for a patent related to text messaging in cellular networks. Achieved favorable Markman and summary judgment decisions; achieved favorable decisions on post-trial motions regarding validity.
  • Represented one of the nation’s largest cable companies in a patent infringement case in Texas involving computer software technology.
  • Achieved transfer of a case to Pennsylvania in a patent infringement action involving computer software technology on behalf of one of the nation’s largest cable companies.
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Experience

  • Member of a team that won a jury verdict of patent infringement in Pennsylvania on behalf of one of the nation’s largest cable companies for a patent related to text messaging in cellular networks. Achieved favorable Markman and summary judgment decisions; achieved favorable decisions on post-trial motions regarding validity.
  • Represented one of the nation’s largest cable companies in a patent infringement case in Texas involving computer software technology.
  • Achieved transfer of a case to Pennsylvania in a patent infringement action involving computer software technology on behalf of one of the nation’s largest cable companies.
  • Member of the team that represented a global engineering company in an indemnity case in Nebraska state court where jury awarded $108.9 million.*

*Prior results do not guarantee a similar outcome.

Recognitions and Memberships

Memberships

  • ChIPs Philadelphia Chapter, Steering Committee (Fall 2018 to April 2019)

Prior Positions

  • Law Clerk for the Honorable Kimberly A. Moore, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit (2019 to 2020)
  • Law Clerk for the Honorable Sue L. Robinson, U.S. District Court for the District of Delaware (2013 to 2014)

Admissions

  • U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, Registration No. 67,147
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Michigan
  • U.S. District Court, District of New Jersey
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Pennsylvania
  • Pennsylvania
  • New Jersey

Education

  • J.D., Drexel University Thomas R. Kline School of Law, 2013, cum laude, with honors in IP Law; Graduation award for outstanding achievement in IP Law; Giles Sutherland Rich Moot Court Competition: Regional Champion; Lead Editor, Drexel Law Review
  • M.S., Chemistry, Lehigh University, 2010
  • B.S., Biochemistry, Lehigh University, 2008

Blog

In The Blogs

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IP Intelligence: Insight on Intellectual Property
Supreme Court to Decide Fate of Assignor Estoppel
By Stephanie M. Hatzikyriakou
May 3, 2021
In Hologic, Inc. v. Minerva Surgical, Inc. (Fed. Cir. April 22, 2020), the Federal Circuit declined the “invitation to ‘abandon the doctrine’ of assignor estoppel” and, after concluding that the district court did not abuse its discretion...
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