J. Stephen Street

J. Stephen Street

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Intellectual Property Litigation Attorney in Honolulu, HI

Attorney at Law
 | 134 Maono Place, Honolulu, HI 96821
Phone: 808-754-1647
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2010 - 2017
Licensed Since: 1975
Practice Areas:
  • Intellectual Property Litigation (70%),
  • Intellectual Property (20%),
  • Business Litigation (10%)
Attorney Profile

Mr. Street has more than 42 years of litigation experience in a broad variety of matters including complex business litigation, copyright and trademark infringement and trade secret litigation, officers and directors' liability, legal malpractice defense, contracts, real property, antitrust and trade regulation, franchisor/franchisee disputes, wrongful termination actions and other employment claims. His experience includes jury and bench trials, appeals, private arbitrations, mediations, and administrative hearings, and he has served as an arbitrator.  He has represented clients in copyright and trademark infringement matters for over 30 years, including work for photographers and other visual artists, writers and technology companies. Mr. Street is a past Chair and current Board member of the Hawaii State Bar Association’s Intellectual Property and Technology Law Section (Chair 2010-2011).  Mr. Street is also a member of the Copyright Litigation Subcommittees of the ABA Litigation and Intellectual Property Sections, and the Copyright Visual Arts and Dramatic Works Subcommittee of the ABA Intellectual Property Section.  He is also a member of the Copyright Society of the U.S.A.  After almost 30 years of practicing law with Rush Moore LLP, in Honolulu, Mr. Street established his own law practice in September 2010 to enable him to focus more on his intellectual property practice.





About Stephen Street

Admitted: 1975, Hawaii

Professional Webpage: www.ip-law-hawaii.com/J_Stephen_Street_Profile.html

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Hawaii State Bar Association (Intellectual Property  & Technology Section, Board of Directors 2006-current, Chairman  2010 - 2011) District of Columbia Bar Association, Virginia Bar Association, American Bar Association - Intellectual Property Section, Litigation Section (Copyright Litigation Subcommittee), Federal Bar Association, Hawaii Judiciary Permanent Committee on Rules of Civil Procedure and Circuit Court Civil Rules, Arbitrator in the State of Hawaii Court Annexed Arbitration Program

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Mr. Street has been very involved in community service activities for many years.  He has served on the International Board of Directors for Special Olympics, Inc., where he chaired the International Advisory Committee.  He also served on the North American Leadership Council and the United States Leadership Council for Special Olympics, and is a past Chairman of the Special Olympics Hawaii Board of Directors. Other community service has included memberships on the Board of Directors for the Protection and Advocacy Agency of Hawaii (President - 3 years), Make-a-Wish Foundation of Hawaii, the Hawaii Loa Ridge Homeowners' Association (President - 2 years), and the Hawaii Disabilities Rights Center, as well as serving on the Hawaii State Department of Health, Development Disabilities Division, Advisory Committee. He has served on the Board of Special Olympics Hawaii for 20 years, and has been a Coach for Special Olympics swimming and soccer teams for over 18 years.

Scholarly Lectures and Writings:

  • Lecturer for the section on Copyrights for the Course Offering by the Hawaii State Bar Association Intellectual Property Section and Kapiolani Community College 2010 Fall Term:  "Basics of Intellectual Property Management"  
  • Lecturer for the section on Copyrights for the Course Offering by the HSBA Intellectual Property Section and Kapiolani Community College 2011 and 2012 Fall Terms:  "Intellectual Property Management for Innovation Companies & Entrepreneurs"

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Other Outstanding Achievements:

  • Selected for Best Lawyers in America 20th, 21st  Editions; Selected for Best Law Firms 2015, U.S. News--Best Lawyers, 2014

Educational Background:

  • University of Virginia School of Law-J.D. Research Assistant to Professor Thomas Bergin--Law and Economics, 1973
  • University of Virginia, M.A. Economics Master's Thesis: "Alternative Antitrust Enforcement Policies and Industrial Concentration."  , 1973
  • Southern Methodist University, B.A. with Honors and Departmental Distinction in Economics, Phi Beta Kappa, 1970

Industry Groups

  • Fine Art
  • Photography
Office Location for J. Stephen Street

134 Maono Place
Honolulu, HI 96821


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Last Updated: 4/21/2017

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