Stephen John Stark Named 2022 Best Lawyers® "Lawyer of the Year" for Trademark Law in Chattanooga
August 19, 2021
Only a single lawyer in each practice area and designated metropolitan area is honored as the "Lawyer of the Year," making this accolade particularly significant. These lawyers are selected based on particularly impressive voting averages received during the peer review assessments. Receiving this designation reflects the high level of respect a lawyer has earned among other leading lawyers in the same communities and the same practice areas for their abilities, their professionalism and their integrity.
Stark concentrates his area of practice on patents, trademarks, copyrights and litigation matters. He has prosecuted well over a hundred U.S. and foreign patent applications which span a wide landscape of technologies, including various mechanical, electrical, chemical and business method inventions. Much of his patent work has been focused in the carpet, consumer product, packaging, transportation and medical instrument industries. Additionally, Stark has assisted clients in obtaining and maintaining hundreds of trademark registrations. He has extensive experience negotiating agreements related to technology. He has been actively involved in the enforcement of clients' intellectual property rights in some situations, as well as defending clients from allegations of misappropriation in other situations.
In addition to the "Lawyer of the Year" award, Stephen John Stark was also listed in the 2022 edition of The Best Lawyers in America in the following practice areas:
- Litigation - Intellectual Property
Since it was first published in 1983, Best Lawyers has become universally regarded as the definitive guide to legal excellence.