Stephen Guzzi

Senior Counsel
Norton Rose Fulbright US LLP

Stephen Guzzi

Stephen Guzzi


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Stephen Guzzi focuses his practice on patent prosecution in the electrical, mechanical and software arts.  He has more than ten years of experience preparing and prosecuting U.S. utility patent applications, and guides prosecution of corresponding foreign applications. Mr. Guzzi also regularly develops and renders invalidity, non-infringement and freedom-to-operate opinions, and provides technology analysis in the context of federal district court and International Trade Commission litigations.

Prior to entering the legal field, Mr. Guzzi developed integrated circuits and electronic systems for leading technology companies.  At Maxim Integrated Products, he designed several families of low-power operational amplifiers at the 100 kHz, 1 MHz and 10 MHz bandwidth nodes in a hybrid bipolar-CMOS process.  At Standard Motor Products, he developed aftermarket automotive ignition modules.

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JD, magna cum laude, Georgetown University, 2012
MS, Electrical Engineering, Columbia University, 1998
BS, with distinction, Electrical Engineering and Mechanical Engineering, Cornell University, 1995

While in law school, Stephen was a member of the American Criminal Law Review.

  • District of Columbia Bar
  • New York State Bar
  • US Patent and Trademark Attorney
  • "Digital Searches and the Fourth Amendment: The Interplay Between the Plain View Doctrine and Search-Protocol Warrant Restrictions," American Criminal Law Review, Winter, 2012