Steven P. Chen

Steven is an attorney in the Intellectual Property department.
Steven Chen, Attorney, Los Angeles, at Arent Fox LLP

He is a registered patent attorney with a practice that includes advising technology clients on intellectual property matters with a particular focus on patent litigation and patent prosecution.

Steven has represented clients in intellectual property litigation in federal courts and before the International Trade Commission. Steven's passion for technology has led him to prosecute patents for innovators in broad technology areas including Global Positioning System (GPS), wireless communication systems, networking products, semiconductor, integrated circuits, social media, and green technology. Steven has also prepared opinions on intellectual property rights, developed IP portfolio roadmaps, and provided strategic counseling to clients.

Previous Work

Prior to joining Arent Fox, Steven was a senior associate in a global law firm.

In addition, before becoming a lawyer, Steven had more than 20 years of engineering experience in leading the development of pioneering technologies as an entrepreneur, founder, consultant, and innovator at major technology companies. Steven is an inventor on numerous patents and has published in technical journals.

In 2010, Steven won the European Patent Office’s (EPO) Inventor of the Year Award for his invention on powerful chipsets designed to enhance the availability accuracy, and effectiveness of GPS technology. In winning the award, the EPO credits Steven and his co-inventor’s invention for enabling the success and mass popularity of GPS technology today.

  • Bar & Court Admissions
    • California Bar
    • US Patent and Trademark Office Bar
    • US District Court, Northern District of California
    • US District Court, Southern District of California
  • Education
    Whittier College School of Law
    University of Southern California
    Electrical Engineering
    University of Pennsylvania
    Electrical Engineering