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Lawrence Keith Stephens

Lawrence Keith Stephens, American lawyer. Bar: California 1990, Texas 1992, United States Patent Office, 1987. Deacon First Baptist Church, San Jose, 1989-1997. Member American Intellectual Property Law Association (chair copyright internet since 1995).

Background

  • Stephens, Lawrence Keith was born on August 7, 1959 in Cleveland. Son of Gary Baker and Emilie Mae (Abbott) Stephens.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science cum laude, Texas Agricultural and Mechanical University, 1981. Juris Doctor, Santa Clara University, 1990.

    Career

    • Systems programmer International Business Machines Corporation, Irving, Texas, 1981-1983, representative account marketing Charlottesville, Virginia, 1983-1986, patent agent Santa Clara, California, 1987-1990, Corporate Counsel White Plains, New York, 1990-1991, Austin, Texas, 1991-1992. Director intellectual property Taligent, Cupertino, California, 1992-1996. Special counsel Cooley Godward, LLP, Palo Alto, 1996-1997.

      Deputy chief intellectual property Rockwell International Corporation, Costa Mesa, 1997-1998. With Andersen Consulting, 1998. Founding partner Hickman, Stephens and Coleman, Limited liability partnership, since 1999.

      Board directors Hilltop Manor, Inc., San Jose, California, chairman 1995-1997. Board directors FBC, San Jose.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: California 1990, Texas 1992, United States Patent Office, 1987.

    Works

    • Patentee in field. Contributor articles to professional journals.

    Membership

    Deacon First Baptist Church, San Jose, 1989-1997. Member American Intellectual Property Law Association (chair copyright internet since 1995).

    Personality

    Interests

    Golf, skiing, swimming, bridge, roller blading.

    Connections

    • Married Sunee Del Smith, January 9, 1982. Children: Shannon Ruth, Sierra Delaware.
    • father: Gary Baker Stephens
    • mother: Emilie Mae (Abbott) Stephens
    • spouse: Sunee Del Smith
    • children: Shannon Ruth Stephens
    • Sierra Delaware Stephens
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    Born August 7, 1959
    (age 58)
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