James P. Stevens
James P. Stevens is an associate in the firm’s intellectual property litigation group. James represents clients in a variety of matters relating to intellectual property rights. His patent experience includes conducting pre-suit investigations related to standard-essential patents and 5G infrastructure. James has also analyzed IP generation trends and whitespace opportunities in the electric-vehicle space.
In his pro bono practice, James has provided advice related to copyright and trademark infringement. He has also worked with Project Citizenship to help legal permanent residents attain citizenship, and the TLDEF’s Name Change Project.
During law school, James interned for the Honorable Robert M. Levy, U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York. He was business editor of the Hofstra Law Review, and the law school’s faculty awarded him the Intellectual Property Courses Award and recognized him as the graduating student who contributed the most to his classmates’ learning. James holds a bachelor’s degree in chemistry and master’s degrees in education. Before law school, he worked as a science teacher, football and baseball coach, and administrator at two independent high schools.
- Co-author, “A New Method for Quantifiable and Controlled Doses of Particulate Matter for in Vitro Studies,” 22 Toxicology in Vitro 1768 (2008)
- JD, cum laude, Hofstra University School of Law, 2020; Intellectual Property Courses Award; Business Editor, Hofstra Law Review
- MEd (Private School Leadership), Teachers College, Columbia University, 2016
- MA (Education), University of Rhode Island, 2012
- BA (Chemistry), University of Vermont, 2007; Phi Beta Kappa; College Honors; Chemistry Department Award
Admissions / Qualifications
- New York, 2021