Steve Grant received his Bachelor of Science degree in Chemical Engineering from The Ohio State University and his Juris Doctorate (cum laude) from the University of Akron. Steve is admitted to the practice of law in Ohio, before the United States Patent and Trademark Office, the United States District Court for the Northern District of Ohio and the Federal Circuit Court of Appeals. Steve is a member of the Ohio State Bar Association. He is also a member of the Columbus Intellectual Property Law Association, where he served as president in 2007-08 and is a member of the Ohio State Bar Association Intellectual Property Law Section council. He has over twenty years of experience in intellectual property law practice.
Prior to law school, Steve spent over ten years with The Standard Oil Company of Ohio, where he had a number of corporate positions, including research, human resources, business planning and technical procurement. He is an inventor of two United States patents.
Steve has been a frequent speaker at conferences and continuing legal education seminars, especially in the area of copyrights. He is currently an adjunct professor at Capital University Law School and the Moritz College of Law at The Ohio State University. He has taught as an adjunct law professor at the University of Akron and Ohio Northern University. He has taught classes in copyright, patent, intellectual property and art law.
Steve is a frequent speaker at continuing legal education seminars and at seminars on intellectual property subjects directed at writers, artists and inventors. He has written several articles on intellectual property topics for the Ohio State Bar Association.
Steve focuses his practice on the preparation and prosecution of chemical, mechanical and medical patents, copyrights and trademarks. He has particular experience in the prosecution in the United States of patent applications originating in Europe and Canada, as well as in the prosecution of foreign patents under the Patent Cooperation Treaty.
- Chemical and Mechanical Engineering
- Medical Devices
- Patent and Trademark Prosecution