Eric Stephenson focuses his practice on patent matters including patent portfolio development, patent validity or infringement opinions, and pre-litigation patent investigations. He helps clients reduce the risks that new or existing products infringe patents, responding to patent infringement allegations, and maximizing intellectual property valuations. He also prepares and prosecutes patent applications in many diverse areas including electric vehicle power trains, convolutional neural networks, semiconductor devices, integrated circuits, software, and telecommunication systems.

In addition, Eric has considerable patent litigation experience. Through his patent litigation experience, he has developed a deep understanding of pragmatic strategies for maximizing patent portfolio value and for reducing patent infringement exposure.

Professional and Civic Activities

Austin Intellectual Property Law Association