Steven Shape is a registered patent attorney and electrical engineer who has represented preeminent technology companies in complex, high-stakes Intellectual Property litigation and foreign patent and trademark prosecution matters since 1982.
Steven Shape has successfully represented clients in complex business litigation focused on patent infringement claims, trademark and Lanham Act claims, copyright claims, unfair competition claims, false advertising, trade secret claims, and related antitrust and business causes. He has served as counsel in a number of jury and bench trials and has extensive experience in all aspects of Federal Court litigation including preliminary injunctions, summary judgments and appeals to the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit and the United States Patent and Trademark Office. Steven has represented clients in post grant proceedings (Inter Partes Review (IPR) and Post Grant Review (PGR) and the International Trade commission (ITC).
Steven Shape has been a partner at prominent IP law firms including Am Law 100 firms throughout his career.
He is licensed in Illinois, Wisconsin and many U.S. federal courts, the United States Supreme Court, the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit and the United States Patent and Trademark Office (Reg. No. 30,802). He received his Juris Doctorate from DePaul University and his Electrical Engineering degree from the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.
Steven M. Shape
has been active in the field of IP since 1982.
Area of expertise:
engineering, physics, computer science, trademarks, domains, designs, patents, copyrights, electronics, litigation, medical devices