Adam Stephenson

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Top Rated Intellectual Property Attorney in Scottsdale, AZ

Adam R. Stephenson, LTD.
 | 8350 E Raintree Dr., Suite 245
Scottsdale, AZ 85260
Phone: 480-264-6075
Fax: 480-718-8336
Selected To Rising Stars: 2017 - 2019
Licensed Since: 2008
Practice Areas:
  • Intellectual Property
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An attorney at Adam R. Stephenson, LTD. based in Scottsdale, Arizona, Adam Stephenson works with clients throughout the country and around the world. Admitted to practice before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, he focuses his practice on patents and many other forms of intellectual property, including trademarks.

As an undergraduate, Mr. Stephenson attended Brigham Young University and at the age of 19 received a Bachelor of Science in chemical engineering. Mr. Stephenson then went on to receive a master's degree in the same discipline, with a focus on semiconductor processing and manufacturing from Arizona State University in 2004. He subsequently attended what was then known as Phoenix School of Law (now Arizona Summit School of Law) and was awarded his Juris Doctor cum laude in 2008.

As a patented inventor himself and with significant experience in drafting and prosecuting patents, Mr. Stephenson knows the challenges and techniques of working with the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO). He was an associate and registered patent agent at a Tempe law firm prior to founding Adam R. Stephenson, LTD..  He offers pre-litigation counseling to clients for patents, trademarks and copyrights and assistance with administrative appeals before the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board and the Patent Trial and Appeal Board.  As a member of the bar of the Federal Circuit Court of Appeals, Mr. Stephenson's advocacy resulted in a precedential published decision from that court.  Mr. Stephenson is a named inventor on an issued U.S. patent and related patents in other countries, including Great Britain, Taiwan, China, South Korea and Germany.

One particular area of interest for Mr. Stephenson is computer and networking technology, including semiconductor design, processing, and packaging. He worked at Intel Corporation for six years in manufacturing, developmental engineering and pathfinding roles. He has drafted and prosecuted patent applications relating to such areas as electronics, telecommunications, pharmaceutical, optics, chemical, biotech, mechanical, business methods, and software. A member of the American Intellectual Property Law Association (AIPLA), Mr. Stephenson has written articles and presented at AIPLA committee meetings. He is also highly regarded by his fellow professionals, as evidenced by his receipt of an "Excellent" peer review rating through Avvo.

Practice Areas
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Intellectual Property (100%): Patents, Trademarks, Intellectual Property Law

Focus Areas

Patents, Trademarks, Intellectual Property Law


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Rising Stars: 2017 - 2019

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About Adam Stephenson

Admitted: 2008, Arizona

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Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • Patent Law and Drafting, Phoenix School of Law, Adjunct Professor of Law
  • Author: "Arizona Juvenile Law Legal Research: Resources and Strategies," Phoenix Law Journal, 2009
  • Author: “A View of the Future In Semiconductor Process: Patent Prosecution in Class 438 Under the United States Patent and Trademark Office's Final Claims and Continuations Rules," Wake Forest Intellectual Property Law Journal, 2008

Other Outstanding Achievements:

  • Co-inventor of U.S. Patent No. 7,312,152
  • Registered Professional Engineer, Proficiency in Chemical Engineering, Arizona

Educational Background:

  • Arizona State University, Master’s of Science, Major: Chemical Engineering
  • Brigham Young University, Major: Chemical Engineering, Honors: Youngest Graduate In The University's Graduating Class, 1998

Industry Groups

  • 9th Circuit Court of Appeals
  • American Intellectual Property Law Association
  • Federal Circuit Court Of Appeals
  • IEEE
  • Registered Patent Attorney (USPTO)
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Office Location for Adam Stephenson

8350 E Raintree Dr.
Suite 245
Scottsdale, AZ 85260

Phone: 480-264-6075

Fax: 480-718-8336

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Last Updated: 9/23/2019

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