Stephen J. Elliott joined Sullivan & Cromwell in 2012. He is special counsel in the firm’s intellectual property and technology group. His practice focuses on patents and intellectual property litigation. Stephen Elliott has represented both plaintiffs and defendants in patent litigation covering a wide range of technologies, including pharmaceuticals, optics, electronics, software, medical devices, biotechnology and financial services. He has also represented defendants in individual and class-action antitrust litigation relating to patents. He has conducted appeals in the Second, Fifth and Federal Circuits. He has extensive experience in Hatch-Waxman pharmaceutical patent litigation strategies, drafting settlement and license agreements, drafting patent clearance opinions, conducting intellectual property due diligence, and analyzing damages in patent and antitrust litigation. He has also advised clients on patent prosecution strategies, product lifecycle issues, and antitrust compliance. He is registered to practice before the United States Patent and Trademark Office. Stephen Elliott earned an undergraduate degree in Chemical Engineering from M.I.T. Prior to practicing law, he worked as a process and materials engineer for Intel Corporation, where he developed integrated circuit manufacturing technology.