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Stephanie O'Byrne

Stephanie O'Byrne

Of Counsel

As a former District of Delaware law clerk and a registered patent attorney, Stephanie O'Byrne focuses her practice on Delaware intellectual property litigation. 

Stephanie has nearly 20 years of experience with IP litigation in the District of Delaware. In addition to her private practice experience, Stephanie formerly served as the law clerk to the Hon. Sue L. Robinson from 2006-2012, during which time Stephanie was assigned over 450 patent cases across multiple technology areas and drafted dozens of opinions for the Delaware District Court. She continues to handle a wide range of intellectual property disputes in private practice, including representations involving pharmaceuticals, medical devices, genetic technology, and consumer electronics. She has also handled trademark cases and contract disputes involving intellectual property. 

Most recently as Counsel at one of the largest Delaware Law Firms, she applied her experience to dozens of active IP cases in the District of Delaware, including multiple trials before the Delaware Court. She also assisted with several Circuit appeals.

Prior to joining the Court, Stephanie was an associate at an IP boutique law firm in Delaware, where she litigated patent infringement and trade secret actions, and worked on various patent prosecution and counseling projects.

Bar admissionsDelawareUnited States Patent and Trademark Office
CourtsUnited States District Court for the District of DelawareUnited States Court of Appeals for the Federal CircuitUnited States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
  • J.D., Rutgers University School of Law
    Rutgers Law Journal, Associate Editor
  • B.S., Biochemistry, The Richard Stockton College of New Jersey

Memberships And Affiliations

  • Federal Bar Association, Delaware Chapter 
  • Federal Circuit Bar Association Global Fellows Program participant, 2013-14