Overview

Well-armed with undergraduate and graduate scientific degrees in biochemistry, chemistry, and genetics/cell biology, Mr. Stimart focuses his practice on intellectual property litigation in district courts and the USPTO in the fields of pharmaceuticals, biopharmaceuticals, biotechnology, medical diagnostics, and biofuels, as well as computer software and video compression technology. He regularly advises clients on intellectual property pre-litigation strategies, inter partes reviews, due diligence and opinion work, licensing, merger and acquisitions, and strategic intellectual property counseling.

Mr. Stimart also brings unique experience and a distinctly relevant perspective that will greatly benefit the firm's clients. Prior to his legal career, he was an Advisor with the Advanced Technology Program at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), where he was a program manager and reviewed complex technical proposals on cutting-edge technology that involved any use of humans or animals in research. Mr. Stimart represented the United States Department of Commerce, on a federal level, as part of the Human Research Protections Program and earned a Bronze Medal for superior performance concerning the use of human embryonic stem cells.

Mr. Stimart is a former United States Naval Officer, serving on active duty, as well as the reserves.

Education

  • American University, Washington College of Law (J.D., cum laude)
    • Senior Federal Circuit Editor, Law Review
  • Old Dominion University (M.S., Chemistry)
  • University of Minnesota (B.S., Dual degree in Biochemistry and Genetics/Cell Biology)

Professional Activities

American Bar Association

Federal Circuit Bar Association

Maryland State Bar Association

Virginia State Bar Association

Professional Admissions

  • State of New York
  • District of Columbia
  • Commonwealth of Virginia
  • State of Maryland
  • United States District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia
  • United States District Court for the District of Columbia
  • United States District Court for the District of Maryland
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
  • United States Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims
  • United States Court of Federal Claims

MILITARY EXPERIENCE

United States Naval Officer
Active duty and reserves, 1992-2002

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