Mr. Stupp, who joined Park, Vaughan, Fleming & Dowler LLP in 2004, is a registered patent agent with experience in preparing, prosecuting and securing U.S. and international (PCT) patents. Coalescing technical knowledge, analytical skills and engineering experience, he is proficient in performing patentability and validity searches, and in developing and managing patent portfolios. He also is a business entrepreneur who prides himself on his leadership and deft interpersonal skills, which he applies on behalf of his clients.
• Ph.D., Solid-state Physics, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
• B.S., Physics, summa cum laude, Tufts University
Mr. Stupp is conversant in technologies underlying analog and digital electronics, semiconductor devices, communications technologies, global positioning systems, materials science, data storage, medical imaging and biomedical devices.
Publications and patents
Presentation and public speaking skills and writing proficiency enhance Mr. Stupp’s value to clients. He is the author of 36 papers on systems engineering, digital communications and superconductivity, published in numerous refereed publications. He also wrote a book about the Dutch and their contemporary culture.
He has been issued seven patents, and four more are pending.
Bar admissions, registrations and memberships
• Past chairman and program chairman of the SCV Chapter of the IEEE
• Magnetics Society
Teaching and research experience
As a visiting scholar in the Department of Electrical Engineering at Stanford University, Mr. Stupp took part in a biomedical research project in which he helped to develop cell-based and chemical biosensors for in vivo and in vitro applications.
Related professional experience
Mr. Stupp founded Monitrix Inc., a biomedical research business. He also is co-founder of Strategic Thinking Associates, a consultancy that facilitates seminars and presentations, and helps clients identify and resolve managerial problems. Mr. Stupp previously was director of systems and applications engineering and a member of the executive staff at Fidelica Microsystems, which developed a biophysical identification sensor by means of thin-film processes. He held positions in engineering and technical project management at companies in California and The Netherlands earlier in his career.
Honors and awards
• Eastman Kodak Fellowship, University of Illinois
• Amos Emerson Dolbear and N. Hobbs Knight Physics Scholarships,
• Tufts University
• 15 years in EMS as an Emergency Medical Technician
Language proficiency (in addition to English)
• Fluent in Dutch
• Conversational Spanish