Stephen C. Stout, Ph.D.

Partner at Vinson & Elkins LLP (Austin, TX )

STEPHEN STOUT is a Partner at Vinson & Elkins LLP, where he focuses on technology-based litigation and counseling. He has helped clients across the country in a wide variety of fields, ranging from biotechnology and pharmaceuticals to digital media and computer architecture. Stephen has helped clients at every stage of their disputes including trial and appeal. He is an active and recognized member of the bar. He has co-authored a leading intellectual property treatise, O’Connor’s Federal Intellectual Property Codes Plus, since 2009, co-authored three amicus briefs to the U.S. Supreme Court on behalf of the Federal Circuit Bar Association and American Bar Association, and been recognized as a Texas Rising Star in Intellectual Property each year since 2011. Before law school, Stephen earned a Ph.D. in Plant Biology from the University of Texas.