About Stephanie

Stephanie’s primary practice focuses on patent preparation and prosecution, including infringement, validity, freedom-to-market and patentability studies.  She has handled patent matters for domestic and international clients involving a variety of technologies in the chemical and mechanical arts, including small scale reactors, fuel additives, polymers, building materials and imaging devices.    

Stephanie began as a law clerk with Renner Otto in 2012 and became an associate in 2014. She graduated with honors from Case Western Reserve University School of Law with a Certificate in Law, Technology, and the Arts. While attending Case Western, Stephanie was a member of the Case Western Law Review. Upon graduation, she received the ABA/BNA Award for Excellence in the Study on Intellectual Property, an award given to the student with the highest grade point average in intellectual property courses.

Stephanie graduated with honors from Virginia Tech with a degree in Chemistry. While attending Virginia Tech, she worked as a researcher evaluating methods of increasing the bioavailability of flavonoids with cellulose esters. In April 2013, Virginia Tech filed a patent application derived from this research. Stephanie is a co-author of a published article related to the research.

Stephanie enjoys sports of all kinds and loves to cheer on the Virginia Tech Hokies.



United States District Court for the Northern District of Ohio (2012) – Judicial Extern for the Honorable John R. Adams

Virginia Tech – Undergraduate Researcher, 2010



Cleveland Intellectual Property Law Association