Knobbe/Martens: Intellectual Property Law
Paul Stewart

Paul Stewart

Partner

At a Glance

  • J.D. University of Virginia School of Law
  • B.A. Mathematics, Pomona College

  • State Bar of California
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
  • U.S. District Court - Central District of California
  • U.S. District Court - Northern District of California
  • U.S. District Court - Southern District of California

Professional Profile 

Paul Stewart is a partner in our Orange County Office.

Mr. Stewart represents clients in all types of intellectual property disputes, including those involving patents, trademarks, trade secrets, unfair competition claims, and data privacy claims. Mr. Stewart's practice also includes the defense of class actions in these areas. He has represented clients in district courts throughout the country and before the United States Courts of Appeals for the Federal Circuit and the Ninth Circuit.  

Mr. Stewart's cases have involved a vast array of technologies and products, including medical devices, semiconductor processing, computer systems, computer software, and construction equipment.  He has also represented many clients in non-technical disputes relating to trademarks, trade dress, and copyrights.

Mr. Stewart joined the firm in 1991 and became a partner in 1996.

Clerk Experience

Honorable James Browning, Circuit Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, 1990-1991

Education

  • University of Virginia School of Law (J.D. 1990), Editorial board of the Virginia Law Review, Order of the Coif Honorary Society
  • Pomona College (B.A. Mathematics 1987), magna cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa Honorary Society, Dean's List each semester
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