Stephen Yam

Yam Stephen

Stephen Yam's practice focuses on post-grant proceedings before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office's Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB), district court patent litigation, and the preparation and prosecution of patent applications in the mechanical, electrical, computer, and business method arts. Stephen has worked in a variety of technologies including smartphones, ink jet and laser printing, satellite communications, medical devices, automotive components, and information management systems. While in law school, Stephen was the managing and submissions editor of the Federal Circuit Bar Journal

Prior to joining the firm, Stephen was a primary examiner at the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, where he examined patent applications involving photocell and image sensing technology.


Representative Clients

  • Canon
  • Medtronic
  • Schaeffler




  • J.D. George Mason University School of Law 2010
    • Managing & submissions editor, Federal Circuit Bar Journal
  • B.S. cum laude Cornell University 2002
  • M.Eng. Cornell University 2001

Bar Admissions

  • District of Columbia
  • Virginia
  • U.S. Patent and Trademark Office