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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.

Membership

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

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Golf, skiing, swimming, bridge, roller blading.

Connections

Married Sunee Del Smith, January 9, 1982. Children: Shannon Ruth, Sierra Delaware.