Knobbe/Martens: Intellectual Property Law
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Steven Nataupsky

Partner

2040 Main Street, 14th Floor
Irvine, CA 92614
949-760-0404

At a Glance

  • J.D. New York University School of Law
  • B.S. Engineering, Tufts University

  • State Bar of California
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
  • U.S. District Court - Central District of California
  • U.S. District Court - Eastern District of California
  • U.S. District Court - Northern District of California
  • U.S. District Court - Southern District of California
  • U.S. Patent and Trademark Office

Professional Profile 

Steven J. Nataupsky is the Managing Partner of Knobbe, Martens, Olson & Bear, LLP.  With approximately 275 lawyers, Knobbe Martens is one of the largest firms focusing on intellectual property in the country. Mr. Nataupsky’s practice involves all aspects of intellectual property, including protecting inventions, trademarks, domain names, copyrights, and trade secrets, enforcing those rights against infringers, and defending clients against allegations of infringement.  He has obtained numerous patents, trademarks and copyrights in various fields and tried several cases resulting in 8 digit jury verdicts in favor of his clients. Representative clients include Carl’s Jr., Hardee’s, and Monster Energy.

Mr. Nataupsky serves as an adjunct professor of Intellectual Property Law at the University of California-Irvine School of Law and has served as an adjunct professor at Whittier Law School and the University of San Diego School of Law.  He also teaches intellectual property courses at the University of California-Irvine Extension Program and Santa Ana College. Mr. Nataupsky is the co-author of Protecting Your Athlete's Intellectual Property Rights in the leading treatise for sports law practitioners: Law of Professional and Amateur Sports, 2010 Thomson Reuters/West Publications.

Education

  • New York University School of Law (J.D. 1991)
  • Tufts University (B.S. Engineering 1988), magna cum laude, Minor in Eng. Management, Tau Beta Pi Honorary Society
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