Stephanie M. Papastephanou

Associate

Philadelphia
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Overview

Capitalizing on the intellectual property experience gleaned during her clerkship in the District of Delaware, Stephanie Papastephanou is well-equipped to serve clients of her patent litigation practice. Her experience includes representing companies in an array of fields, including telecommunications, software, pharmaceuticals and animal healthcare.

Aiding in her efforts is Stephanie's depth of study: 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

  • Benjamin Franklin American Inn of Court
  • Philadelphia Intellectual Property Law Association

Prior Positions

  • Law Clerk for Judge Sue L. Robinson of the United States District Court for the District of Delaware

Admissions

  • U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, Registration No. 67,147
  • 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