Stephen S. Roche

Steve is a partner at the firm and is a patent attorney admitted to the Colorado Bar and registered to practice before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.  Steve currently handles domestic and foreign patent preparation and prosecution in various fields of technology for our clients. In addition, Steve has experience with landscape mapping, product clearance, infringement and validity opinions, and other types of patent analysis.

Steve has broad patent experience including the following technologies:

  • Communications including telephony networks, wireless systems, and satellite systems
  • Radio access networks, mobile phones, base stations, and RF protocols
  • Information technology systems, architectures, and applications
  • Network based transaction systems
  • Virtual machine environments and applications
  • Optical systems including lasers, amplifiers, and networks
  • Computer systems and application software
  • Disk drive design and content protection
  • Biomedical systems including medical imaging and telemetry systems
  • Factory automation environments

Steve received his law degree in 2002 from Marquette University Law School. He received his electrical engineering degree in 1999, also from Marquette.

Areas of Practice

  • U.S. and International Patent Preparation and Prosecution
  • Patent Analysis and Opinions
  • Copyrights, Trademarks, and Trade Secrets
  • Strategic IP Planning, Technology Transfers, and Licensing

Bar Admissions

  • Colorado
  • U.S. Patent and Trademark Office


Marquette University Law School, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 2002

Marquette University, Bachelor of Science, Electrical Engineering, 1999