Biography

With more than 40 years of experience, Arland “Art” Stein focuses his practice on intellectual property matters, including sophisticated IP litigation. He has prosecuted hundreds of patents and trademarks around the world for companies of virtually every size. Art uses his experience to help companies build valuable and strategic IP portfolios while protecting his clients from risk. Art further counsels clients regarding IP risk management, patentability and product clearance, analysis of enforceability, and IP disputes.

Intellectual Property

Art’s patent and trademark procurement experience is complemented by extensive experience in patent litigation and negotiating IP license agreements. These transactional matters have included large asset purchase and strategic alliance agreements, sponsored research agreements, joint development agreements, confidentiality agreements, and technology license agreements, among the breadth of IP matters.

Patent Litigation

Art has a great deal of experience representing clients in all forms of patent litigation in the Patent Office, district courts, and the Federal Circuit, including post-grant and inter partes disputes before the Patent and Trial Appeal Board (PTAB). He has tried a number of high-profile patent infringement cases and has served as appellate counsel before the Federal Circuit. Art’s experience includes patent enforcement, patent infringement defense, trademark enforcement defense, enforcement of a variety of IP licenses and other agreements that involve intellectual property. 

Practice Areas

Education

  • University of Virginia Law School (L.L.B./J.D., 1965)
  • Purdue University (B.S. in Engineering Sciences; graduate work toward Ph.D. in Physics, 1961)

Bar Admissions

  • District of Columbia Court of Appeals
  • State of Indiana
  • State of Ohio
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Wisconsin
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Ohio
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Ohio
  • U.S. District Court for the Western District of Michigan
  • U.S. District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania
  • U.S. District Court for the Western District of Wisconsin
  • U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
  • U.S. Supreme Court

Professional Affiliations

  • American Intellectual Property Law Association (AIPLA)
  • International Trademark Association (INTA)
  • Columbus Patent Law Association
  • Cleveland Patent Law Association
  • Cincinnati Patent Law Association

Special Honors

  • Martindale-Hubbell Rating of AV Preeminent
  • Top Rated Intellectual Property Litigation Attorney in Columbus by Super Lawyers
  • Listed as an “Ohio Super Lawyer” by Law & Politics Magazine since 2004
  • Listed in Who’s Who in American Law and Who’s Who in America
  • Life Member Award, Ross-Ade Foundation
  • Award of Merit and Award of Outstanding Service, Acacia Fraternity