Stephen J. Smith represents both plaintiffs and defendants in high-stakes patent litigation. His clients span a variety of industries including pharmaceuticals, biotechnology, chemistry, medical devices and diagnostics, semiconductors, consumer electronics, software, telecommunications, user interfaces, and optics.
Stephen has represented clients through all phases of litigation, sitting first chair on appellate cases and participating on several trial teams. His experience includes disputes before the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, federal district courts, and the International Trade Commission.
Before joining Schiff Hardin, Stephen was an associate in the Washington offices of two international law firms.