Stephanie D. Scruggs

Stephanie D. Scruggs

Partner

Expertise

  • Intellectual Property and Competitive Practices Litigation
  • Intellectual Property
  • Patents and Patent Litigation

WSG Practice Industries

Activity

Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP
D.C., U.S.A.

Profile

Stephanie Scruggs is an experienced intellectual property attorney primarily focused on complicated patent disputes. Stephanie defends and enforces the IP rights of both U.S. and foreign-based clients in a wide range of industries, including the chemical, biochemical, pharmaceutical, electrical and mechanical fields. Her experience includes formation of overall trial strategy, direct and cross examination of fact and expert witnesses, witness preparation and dispositive motion arguments.

Stephanie assists clients in developing and maintaining their IP portfolios through licensing and intellectual property transfers. She also performs infringement, validity and enforceability analysis and due diligence investigations. She also represents clients in post-grant proceedings, including inter partes review proceedings and ex parte re-examinations, as well as interferences before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.

Bar Admissions

  • District of Columbia, 2006
  • Virginia, 2005

Court Admissions
  • United States Patent & Trademark Office
  • United States District Court, Eastern District of Virginia
  • United States District Court, District of Columbia
  • United States District Court, Eastern District of Texas
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit

Education

  • George Mason University School of Law, J.D., 2004, cum laude
  • Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, M.S., Chemical Engineering, 1997
  • University of Mississippi, B.S., Chemical Engineering, 1995
Areas of Practice

Intellectual Property | Intellectual Property and Competitive Practices Litigation | Patents and Patent Litigation | Technology Transactions | Trademarks

Blogs

Patent 213
Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP 

Patent law, like most things in life, is subject to change. Changes to patent laws not only impact investment in your existing IP, but directly shape strategies to protect your freedom to operate. The Patent 213 blog provides up-to-date, insightful analysis of the evolution in the written...