Stephen J. Barrett is an accomplished intellectual property attorney with a wealth of experience in prosecuting and defending complex commercial and IP actions. His prowess in copyright, trademark, trade dress, false advertising, cybersquatting and data privacy law has made him a trusted adviser to clients across a range of industries. Stephen represents clients in a variety of fields including entertainment, fashion, media, technology, and consumer goods and services.
As a member of the firm’s Intellectual Property & Technology Practice, Stephen has developed a reputation for excellence in all aspects of litigation. He is skilled in developing prosecution and defense strategies, managing investigation and discovery, drafting and arguing substantive motions, and taking tough depositions.
Stephen’s experience extends beyond litigation to counseling clients on a range of legal compliance issues. He regularly provides strategic advice and counseling to entrepreneurs and multinational corporations on questions regarding the protection, exploitation and enforcement of intellectual property and other content, and on the application of intellectual property and related laws to evolving technologies, business activities and branding initiatives. Stephen is a Certified Information Privacy Professional (CIPP/US), which enables him to offer clients invaluable insights into data privacy compliance and risk management.
Stephen also is adept at negotiating and drafting commercial agreements, such as master services agreements, employment separation agreements, and copyright and trademark transfers and licenses. Through his extensive experience, Stephen has developed a deep understanding of the legal issues facing businesses today. His ability to navigate complex legal challenges and provide strategic guidance has made him a valuable asset to clients seeking to protect their intellectual property and manage legal risk.
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