Stephen Presutti is a senior associate with Emerson Thomson Bennett.  His practice focuses on patents, trademarks, and intellectual property litigation.  He is thoroughly knowledgeable in mechanical, electro-mechanical, and electrical technology.

Stephen has extensive experience in patent preparation and prosecution, and in the evaluation of invention disclosures for available patent protection.  His experience includes performing clearance searches for patents and providing legal opinions relating to patentability, clearance, and infringement of patents.  Stephen also prepares agreements for the assignment, license, and management of patent rights.

Stephen has drafted and prosecuted numerous applications for the registration of trademarks.  He performs clearance searches for trademarks and provides legal opinions relating to trademark registrability, clearance, and infringement.  Additionally, he prepares agreements for the assignment, licensing, and management of trademark rights.

Stephen is an active fitness enthusiast who enjoys hiking, bicycling, weight lifting.  He enjoys gourmet cooking and gardening.  His professional memberships include the Cleveland Intellectual Property Law Association.