Sarah Stevens focuses her practice on patent prosecution before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. Her practice includes preparing and prosecuting U.S. and non-U.S. patent applications, analyzing portfolios for corporate due diligence projects, and conducting freedom-to-operate and patentability analyses for technology companies.
As a member of the firm’s Electronics, Software, and Telecommunications Patent Group, Ms. Stevens has experience in a broad array of technologies, including consumer electronics hardware, mobile and non-mobile user interface devices, auto accessories, autonomous vehicles, chemical devices, and engine parts. Her patent prosecution practice includes preparing patent applications, responding to Office Actions, and handling appeals at the Patent Trials and Appeals Board (PTAB). She regularly counsels clients regarding portfolio and foreign filing strategy.
Ms. Stevens received her B.S. in engineering from Harvey Mudd College, graduating with distinction. As part of her studies, Ms. Stevens designed and debugged analog electronic systems, designed and built an electronic sensor package for a rocket, and completed coding projects in languages including C++, Matlab, Python, and Java. Ms. Stevens also has experience in user interface design and development, including front-end web design and development and mobile application design.
Ms. Stevens is registered to practice before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.
Ms. Stevens' representative engagements include the following:
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