Stuart Meyer counsels clients on intellectual property matters, including technology-based litigation, performing strategic intellectual property planning and intellectual property audits for high technology companies, and securing patent, copyright, and other intellectual property rights. He has extensive experience in patent reexaminations and other post-grant disputes, has written widely on the new America Invents Act as well as the PTO’s final rules implementing the AIA, and serves on the PTO’s pro bono steering committee for California.
Stuart’s client portfolio includes a wide variety of high technology companies, from small start-ups to multinational public companies. Stuart has also represented other organizations prominent in high technology, such as the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, for which he served as counsel in litigation involving the so-called RSA encryption patent, considered to be fundamental to data privacy.
Stuart has been a guest lecturer on copyright law at the University of California’s Boalt Hall School of Law. He has contributed to books and authored numerous articles on intellectual property law. He is frequently invited to lecture on this topic throughout the United States and abroad.
Stuart is recognized in the first band of Chambers USA for intellectual property law. He is ranked by U.S. News & World Report/Best Lawyers for information technology, contributing to the firm’s national rankings in information technology, patent, intellectual property litigation and patent litigation. In IAM Strategy 300 and IAM 250 – The World's Leading IP Strategists Stuart is listed as a top IP strategist. Stuart is also listed in Northern California Super Lawyers for intellectual property law and intellectual property litigation. He is included in various of the global Who’s Who Legal guides, including those for Internet and e-commerce lawyers, business lawyers, information technology lawyers and private practice lawyers.
Stuart was an electrical engineer with an engineering consulting firm in the telecommunications area before entering law school.
His affiliations include the International Technology Law Association, formerly the Computer Law Association (of which he is a past president); the American Intellectual Property Law Association; the Intellectual Property Owners Association; the American Bar Association Section on Patent, Trademark & Copyright Law; the Association for Computing Machinery; and the Institute of Electrical & Electronics Engineers.