Steven assists clients with technology and intellectual property matters, with an emphasis on software, the internet and digital media. He advises clients on the development, licensing, sale, acquisition, distribution, manufacture and supply of technology and content, working regularly on both the vendor and customer sides of transactions. Steven counsels clients on strategies for protecting intellectual property as they develop their offerings, giving particular attention to the use of open source software and compliance with applicable licenses. He also advises clients with respect to trademark search, clearance and prosecution and the protection of software and related assets through copyright registration.
Prior to joining Huggins Reddien LLP, Steven practiced for 16 years in the Technology Commerce and Intellectual Property Groups at the New York office of Dorsey & Whitney LLP. He then joined Kastner + Huggins + Reddien + Gravelle LLP (KHRG), the predecessor to Huggins Reddien LLP, and served as Head of IP and Commercial Transactions Group at Kastner Gravelle LLP (a successor to KHRG).
Steven received his law degree from The University of Texas School of Law. He graduated from The University of Texas at Austin with a B.A. in Philosophy, receiving Highest Honors.