Stephanie Brooker is a patent lawyer who handles prosecution of U.S. and foreign patent applications. Her practice spans technical areas including artificial intelligence, blockchain, semiconductor manufacturing and devices, data and digital signal processing, file and database management software, graphical user interfaces, software architectures, medical devices and patient monitoring systems, digital health, fitness equipment, on-board diagnostic devices, and power control systems.
Stephanie has handled freedom to operate and invalidity analyses including claim chart preparations. She has experience in trade secret litigation and has assisted with discovery of evidence demonstrating software and source code misuse.
Stephanie has more than five years of industry experience in software testing and systems integration. As a former systems engineer with General Dynamics, Stephanie gained substantial experience in combat systems weapon and sensor software development by integrating air/surface radars, guided missile systems, surface gun systems, and electronic weaponry detection systems. She spent significant time at sea, conducting software testing for U.S. Naval ship certifications. She also worked on business development efforts targeting U.S. Navy programs. While working at Verizon Telematics, Stephanie was involved with On-Board Diagnostic device software.
Stephanie's programming language experience includes Python, Linux, Matlab, Matlab Simulink, and Wireshark. Her software management system knowledge includes JIRA and IBM Rational Change. She has taken specialized academic courses in microelectronics, microelectronic circuit fabrication, dielectrics, integrated circuit simulations, and biomedical engineering.
Stephanie supports veterans of the U.S. Armed Forces by being actively involved in pro bono initiatives, representing veterans before the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs appealing discharge characterizations and disability benefit decisions.
PTAB Bar Association Law Journal: Post-AIT Review of Real Party in Interest Decisions, PTAB Litigation Blog
Trial Court Denies Amendment of Contentions To Add Reexam Claims Following Successful IPR, PTAB Litigation Blog
USPTO Director’s Alleged Conflict Not Imputed to PTAB Administrative Patent Judges, PTAB Litigation Blog
- August 2019
Strategies for Protecting AI Innovations
- July 2019
Biopharma Meets AI - Potential IP Protection Strategies
- June 2019
IP Protection Trends in Artificial Intelligence
- July 2018
Artificial Intelligence Deployed in Medical Devices: Patent Strategies and Challenges
- University of San Diego (J.D. 2018; Member, Law Review); Purdue University (M.S. in Electrical and Computer Engineering 2014); Clarkson University (B.S. in Electrical Engineering 2010)
- District of Columbia, California, U.S. District Court for the Southern District of California, and registered to practice before the United States Patent and Trademark Office