Stephanie Rioux is an associate in the firm's intellectual property group. Stephanie’s practice focuses on patent drafting and prosecution, trademark prosecution, enforcement, and IP strategy counseling. She has experience drafting and prosecuting patents in a variety of technological disciplines, pursuing trademark enforcement using the Uniform Domain-Name Dispute-Resolution Policy (UDRP), and evaluating existing intellectual property to counsel clients on the best course of action in expanding their IP portfolios.
Before joining Snell & Wilmer, Stephanie worked as an IP paralegal where she assisted in managing large trademark portfolios and worked as a student at Notre Dame Law School’s Intellectual Property and Entrepreneurship Clinic, where she provided the small-business and startup community with provisional patent drafting, trademark search evaluation, and trademark prosecution services. Stephanie strives to optimize and strengthen her clients’ intellectual property protection in a world of fast-paced technological innovation.
University of Notre Dame Law School (J.D., cum laude, 2022)
Senior Editor, Journal on Emerging Technologies
President, Space Law Society
Intellectual Property Clinic
Faculty Award for Excellence, Design Law
Northwestern University Pritzker School of Law (M.S., Law, 2018)
University of Arizona (B.S., Aerospace Engineering, 2017)
Minor in Spanish
Maricopa County Superior Court, Judicial Extern (2020)