Stephanie Roberts' practice focuses on intellectual property litigation with an emphasis on Section 337 investigations before the US International Trade Commission (ITC). Stephanie has represented complainants, respondents, and third parties in numerous ITC investigations involving a wide array of technologies and various claims, including patent infringement, trade secret misappropriation, trademark infringement, and unfair competition. Stephanie also routinely represents clients in district court litigation involving a range of claims, including patent infringement, trademark infringement, copyright infringement, and trade secret misappropriation.
Stephanie also has experience prosecuting patents at the US Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO), inter partes review proceedings, and ex parte review proceedings at the USPTO.
Prior to her legal career, Stephanie was an engineer at a semiconductor manufacturer, where she led problem solving teams for complex equipment, process, and defect issues in lithography and wet etch process areas. She also worked for an aerospace company, where she conducted thermal analysis on the water lines, air lines, and the landing gear of the space shuttle.
John Marshall Law School, 2008, J.D.
University of Texas, 1996, B.S.M.E.
District of Columbia
US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
US District Court for the Eastern District of Texas
US Patent and Trademark Office
Awards and Affiliations
Recognized, IAM Patent 1000: The World’s Leading Patent Professionals (2023)
Ranked, International Trade: Intellectual Property (Section 337), Nationwide, Chambers USA (2023)
Rising Star, Intellectual property: Patents: Litigation (International Trade Commission), The Legal US 500 (2022, 2023)
Associates to Watch, International Trade: Intellectual Property (Section 337), USA - Nationwide, Chambers USA (2021, 2022)
Top 100 Most Active ITC Attorneys, Best Performing ITC Attorneys, ITC Intelligence Report, Patexia (2020, 2021)
Member, Practice Group of the Year, Intellectual Property, Law360 (2019)
Member, Litigation Department of the Year–Intellectual Property, The American Lawyer (2019)
Chair, Business and Trade Division, Intellectual Property Law Section, American Bar Association
Vice-chair, Membership and Merit Systems Protection Board (MSPB) Committees, Federal Circuit Bar Association
Chair, International Intellectual Property Subcommittee, International Law Committee, DC Bar Association
Member, Diversity, Alliance, and Outreach Committee, Giles S. Rich American Inn of Court