Elizabeth A. Stanek

Elizabeth A. Stanek

Patent Attorney

Liz is co-managing shareholder of Stanek Lemon. She is a patent attorney whose practice includes preparing, filing and prosecuting domestic and foreign patent applications in the electrical arts including telecommunications, semiconductor devices, semiconductor fabrication, power devices, power device fabrication, circuit breakers, circuit breaker fabrication, LEDs, medical devices, HVAC systems, optical coherence tomography (OCT), microscope systems and design, “smart grid” related technology and related devices, imaging and software. Liz also counsels clients on matters related to intellectual property (IP) including trademarks and assists with management of clients’ patent portfolios, including due diligence, non-disclosure agreements and litigation support. Liz works with all types of clients, from clients just starting out in the startup arena to clients leading the world in their area of expertise.

Liz has received the following Honors and awards:

Best Lawyers in America, 2017-2024

Global IP Star, 2018-2024

North Carolina Legal Elite, 2021-2023

IP Stars Patent Star, 2023

Education

THE UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA SCHOOL OF LAW
Juris Doctor, 2000

NORTH CAROLINA STATE UNIVERSITY
B.S., with honors, Electrical Engineering, 1997

Activities & Affiliations

North Carolina Bar Association – Section: Intellectual Property

Parishioner and volunteer at St. Michael the Archangel Catholic Church 

Bar Admissions

North Carolina, 2000

All state courts in North Carolina

United States District Court for the Eastern District of North Carolina

New York, 2001

United States Patent and Trademark Office