Dr. Stephenson has over 25 years of experience in intellectual property as a litigator and licensing expert. He focuses his practice on strategic counseling on transactional aspects of intellectual property. Notably, his practice areas include commercialization of intellectual property assets, negotiating and preparing licensing agreements as well as general commercial contracts, complex commercial litigation (first chair) involving real estate and finance issues, and employment and personnel disputes, primarily concerning alleged breaches of fiduciary duties and non-compete covenants. He worked in the Colorado Attorney General’s Office as an investigator for the Consumer Protection and Antitrust Enforcement Section. Among his many clients, Dr. Stephenson was counsel for a computer software company with responsibilities involving licensing, litigation, copyright, and trade secret protection. Further, Dr. Stephenson is an internationally published author and highly-acclaimed public speaker.
Dr. Stephenson is admitted to the Colorado State Bar, and is an AV-Preeminent rated attorney..