Paul Stellman's practice focuses on all aspects of IP strategy, patent prosecution and litigation. He works with clients in a variety of technologies, including integrated circuit packaging, MEMS, semiconductor processing, sensors, cardiac assist devices, dental systems and procedures, solar power systems, display devices, image processing, Internet applications, data storage, social networking, e-commerce, and mobile applications.
Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Stellman worked as a research assistant and National Science Foundation Fellow in the 3D Optics Laboratory at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, focusing on the design of optical devices and nanomanufacturing methods. During law school, Mr. Stellman worked as a summer associate and law clerk at an intellectual property law firm in Silicon Valley.
Mr. Stellman worked as a summer associate with the firm in 2010 and joined the firm in 2011, and became a partner in 2018.
Van Gieson, E., & Stellman, P., Killing Good Patents to Wipe Out Bad Patents: Bilski, the Evolution of Patentable Subject Matter Rules, and the Inability to Save Valuable Patents Using the Reissue Statute, 27 Santa Clara Computer & High Tech. L.J. (forthcoming 2011).
Van Gieson, E., & Stellman, P., Patent Correction: Navigating the Confusing Terrain of Broadening Reissue, 16 No. 11 Intell. Prop. Strategist 3 (August 2010).