Jeff Stone's practice focuses on strategic patent counseling, patent prosecution, and portfolio development advice, including significant experience with patent opinions, due diligence, freedom-to-operate analyses and post-grant review (IPR). Jeff also has significant transactional experience in various aspects of IP licensing, including joint research, development and commercialization agreements.
Jeff's national and international clients range from startup and emerging companies through mid- to large-cap corporations focusing on developing life-saving medical devices. Jeff has deep experience in cardiovascular devices, including those that treat patients in the key areas of vascular intervention, structural heart valve supplementation and/or replacement, and heart failure, as well as with devices that detect and treat central nervous system disorders including, but not limited to, Alzheimer's disease and traumatic brain injury.
Jeff is actively involved in his clients' strategic product conception and development and is a named inventor on 12 patents and patent applications.
Jeff also has experience in the medical device industry, having worked for 12 years in various research and development positions at a large multinational corporation and a startup company. In addition, Jeff is a U.S. Army veteran.
IAM Strategy 300, 2021-2022
Managing Intellectual Property IP Stars, Patent Star - Minnesota, 2013-2022
IAM patent 1000, 2019-2023