Ms. Stein is an IP litigator who focuses her practice on intellectual property disputes in the patent, trade secret, trademark, and copyright areas.
Ms. Stein has extensive experience litigating a broad variety of patent infringement and other matters in both the pharmaceutical and life science areas and in the non-pharma area, including related to sensor devices, GPS devices, gaming, hand-held devices, and packaging.
Ms. Stein has litigated many issues relevant to U.S. reissue patent litigation, including the original patent requirement, recapture rule, and prior user rights.
In the trade secret area, Ms. Stein has repeatedly secured emergent relief to protect trade secrets under the Defend Trade Secrets Act and other state laws on behalf of trade secret owners. She is also currently representing many defendants accused of misappropriating alleged trade secrets under the Defend Trade Secrets Act and New York, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania law.
In the trademark and copyright areas, Ms. Stein recently secured emergent relief to stop the willful infringement of a client’s registered trademark. She has represented both trademark and copyright owners in infringement cases and defended individuals and entities accused of trademark and/or copyright infringement. Ms. Stein has appeared before federal and state courts throughout the United States, including New York, New Jersey, Delaware, Massachusetts, California, Florida, Texas, District of Columbia, Illinois, and Nebraska, and before the Court of Appeals for the D.C. and Federal Circuits.
Ms. Stein is an active member of the intellectual property and federal litigation bars. Now serving as President-Elect of the Federal Bar Association’s (FBA) S.D.N.Y. chapter, from 2015-2019 she served as editor of the S.D.N.Y. chapter newsletter, The New York Minutes. She has also served as editor of the FBA IP Law Section publication The IP Legal Browser. Ms. Stein currently serves on the Sedona Conference Working Group 12 – Trade Secrets and is an adjunct professor at Fordham University School of Law, where she teaches “Litigation Management for the International Lawyer,” a course focused on representing foreign entities in U.S. court litigation.
Areas of Focus
Litigating U.S. district actions on behalf of both patent owners and accused infringers involving the assertion of U.S. patents, including U.S. reissue patents.
Trade Secret Litigation
Litigating claims of trade secret misappropriation on behalf of both trade secret owners and persons accused of misappropriating trade secrets under the Defend Trade Secrets Act.
IP Counseling and Strategy
Counseling patent and trade secret owners on strategic issues before litigation is brought to obtain the best possible outcome in patent and trade secret litigation.
Fordham University School of Law (J.D.)
Yale School of Public Health (M.P.H.)
Brandeis University (B.A., magna cum laude)
State of New York
State of New Jersey
United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
United States District Court for the Southern District of New York
United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York
United States District Court for the Northern District of New York
United States District Court for the District of New Jersey
Federal Bar Association
Federal Litigation Section
Editor of New York Minutes, Newsletter of the FBA’s S.D.N.Y. Chapter, 2015-2019
Intellectual Property Law Section
Editor of The IP Legal Browser, Publication of the FBA’s IP Law Section, 2019
New York Intellectual Property Law Association
New York City Bar Association
Sedona Conference Working Group 12 – Trade Secrets
Fordham University School of Law
Frommer Lawrence and Haug LLP
United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit