For over 11 years, Stephanie has protected intellectual property rights of Fortune 100 companies through prosecution, litigation, counseling, and strategic portfolio management. As Senior IP Counsel for Cox Communications, her experience includes designing and implementing company-wide patent programs, leading litigation teams, working with product development clients to launch new services and brands, conducting IP due diligence, for corporate acquisitions, and counseling clients on a range of IP issues. She leverages her education in electrical engineering and computer science to advise clients in protecting and licensing patents in the fields of video transmission hardware and software, network design and topology, advanced electronics, electronic program guides, and wired and wireless telecommunications.
As a litigator, she has managed patent matters ranging from small NPE litigation to "bet the company" competitor cases. Her leadership on litigation teams has led to numerous victories. Her strategies for managing litigation have resulted in millions of dollars of cost savings for Cox.
Stephanie is a frequent speaker on the topics of managing patent litigation, patent portfolio development, electronic discovery, inter partes review, and battling NPEs.