Steven E. Stupp

Steven E. Stupp

Patent Agent

Steven E. Stupp

Patent Agent

Leveraging several decades of technical and business experience at top universities, Silicon Valley startups and highly visible Fortune 500 companies, Steven Stupp counsels high-technology clients on patent prosecution and patent portfolio management.

Steve has prepared in excess of 850 patent applications, including cases that were successfully litigated for more than $500M.  With an extensive background in condensed matter physics, electrical engineering, systems engineering, wireless communication, computer science and healthcare, Steve prosecutes a wide variety of high-technology inventions, which are often high-stake and technically complicated.  Steve melds his technical, business and legal skills with inventor and examiner interview skills to deliver top-quality work product to his clients.

Steve has published 36 papers on systems engineering, digital communications and superconductivity in a variety of refereed publications.  He also wrote a book about the Dutch and their contemporary culture, which was published in the Netherlands in 2003.  In addition to his publications, Steve is an inventor on 13 patents.


Downey Brand is particularly sensitive to the privacy of its clients, thus the patent law group does not discuss specific clients or case results.

Professional, Community And Pro Bono Involvement

  • Progrman Chairman and Chairman, IEEE Magnetics Society, Santa Clara Valley Chapter (1999-2000)

Honors And Rankings

  • Eastman Kodak Fellowship, University of Illinois
  • Amos Emerson Dolbear Scholarship, Tufts University
  • N. Hobbs Knight Physics Scholarship, Tufts University

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