Stefanie Garibyan is an
Intellectual Property associate in the New York office of Hughes Hubbard &
Reed. Her practice focuses on complex intellectual property litigation, with a
focus on patents and trademarks, and related appeals in federal court. She also has experience before the Patent
Trials and Appeals Board, where she drafted successful petitions for inter
Stefanie majored in
bioengineering at Binghamton University where she was part of a team that programmed a computer algorithm to better test internal cardioverter defibrillator lead
integrity, an algorithm which was presented at the International Conference on
Complex Systems in 2011. She then went on to the University of Michigan Law
School where she received her degree cum laude. Her coursework focused on all
aspects of intellectual property. While attending law school she worked as a
summer associate with Hughes Hubbard’s Intellectual Property group and also
interned for the Honorable A. Kathleen Tomlinson.
Intern, the Honorable A. Kathleen Tomlinson, magistrate judge, Eastern District of New York, June – August 2012
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United States District Court for Southern District of Texas
United States District Court for the Northern District of Ohio
United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
United States Supreme Court
US Patent and Trademark Office
TC Heartland v. Kraft Foods, No 16-341 (2017). Counsel for TC Heartland in winning reversal of patent venue judgment, supporting lead counsel in successfully urging the Supreme Court to overturn decades of circuit precedent interpreting the patent venue statute, 28 U.S.C. § 1400(b). Also represented TC Heartland before the Patent Trials and Appeal Board, successfully invalidating one of Kraft’s patents in an inter partes review proceeding.
Bosch v. Costco, 171 F. Supp. 3d 283 (D. Del. 2016). Counsel for Costco in winning summary judgment dismissing claims that Costco’s sale of “hybrid” wiper products allegedly infringed four Bosch patents; also won six parallel inter partes review proceedings holding asserted claims invalid.