IP - Trademark & Copyright in Texas
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Stewart is a partner in the Austin office of K&L Gates LLP. He focuses on litigation and transactions for all forms of intellectual property (IP), portfolio management and counseling related to patents, copyrights, unfair competition, and Internet domain name rights, as well as trademark prosecution and TTAB proceedings. Before joining K&L Gates LLP, Stewart was the Chair of an IP boutique’s Litigation Practice Group, as well as in-house counsel at Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. - where he advised the Corporate Vice-Presidents of AMD’s desktop and server processor businesses, as well as its platform engineering team, and supported AMD’s intellectual property litigation and licensing activities.
Stewart graduated from the University of Washington with a Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering, he then went on to Seattle University to complete a Master of Business Administration in Finance and Marketing. He earned his Doctor of Jurisprudence in International Law and Intellectual Property at Vanderbilt University Law School and completed the ABOTA National Trial College at Harvard Law School.
Stewart is a member of the State Bar of Texas and the Washington State Bar. He is admitted to practice before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, the U.S. District Courts for the Northern, Southern, Eastern, and Western Districts of Texas, the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Washington, the U.S. District Court for the District of Colorado, and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit. He has been selected for inclusion on the Texas Super Lawyers lists starting in 2012, listed as one of Managing Intellectual Property magazine’s “IP Stars” starting in 2013, has been recognized by Best Lawyers® starting in 2018, and he has been an AV Preeminent Rated attorney by Martindale-Hubbell since 2010. He is also an active member of the International Trademark Association (INTA).Show more +