Steve Meil joined Ropes & Gray in the intellectual property litigation group in 2018.
During law school, Steve worked as a law clerk at the United States Copyright Office, where he contributed to the Office’s studies on the “safe harbor” (§ 512) and anti-circumvention (§ 1201) provisions of the DMCA. He was also an article editor for the Harvard Journal of Law and Technology and participated in the Harvard Cyberlaw Clinic. In 2016, Steve interned at the U.S. Senate Committee on the Judiciary.
Prior to attending law school, Steve worked for a boutique entertainment law firm in Manhattan.
- Ropes & Gray LLP v. Rhonda Brinegar (WIPO Arbitration and Mediation Center) – Represented the firm in filing a petition against a domain name squatter under the Uniform Domain-Name Dispute-Resolution Policy (UDRP). Successfully obtained the transfer of the domain name to the firm.
- Co-author, “Supreme Court Holds that Ban on Registration of Immoral and Scandalous Trademarks Is Unconstitutional,” IP Litigator (September-October 2019)
- Co-author, “Protecting intellectual property in the rapidly evolving age of AI,” The Daily Journal (June 26, 2019)
- Co-author, “Fee Award Highlights Patent Litigation In Claims Court,” Law360 (April 15, 2019)
- JD, Harvard Law School, 2018; Article Editor, Harvard Journal of Law and Technology
- BA (Economics), cum laude, The Ohio State University, 2013; Phi Beta Kappa