Stephen A. Kennedy

Attorney in Dallas, TX
Over the last 25 years, Mr. Kennedy has successfully represented clients in high profile copyright infringement cases, high-tech patent infringement cases, copyright misuse, patent-antitrust, intellectual property transactions, FINRA arbitration and employment litigation matters. He has specific experience in litigating: Copyright cases in the fields of software litigation, architectural copyright cases, photography cases, trials involving the copyrights for paintings and other traditional artwork, a jury trial involving rights to a publication licensing agreement, on-going litigation involving screen writer and literary works; Patent infringement actions involving medical devices, lasers, semiconductors, photography equipment and chemical compounds; Patent antitrust actions involving Handgards and Walker Process claims; trademark opposition proceedings and assisted clients in general trademark registration; Trade secret representations including both transactional and litigation matters involving confidentiality agreements and nondisclosure agreements; Theft of trade secret cases; Right of publicity cases, including representing a popular recording artist and a talent model; Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA) matters involving digital rights management, circumvention litigation measures, takedown notices, online liability limitation and Computer Maintenance Competition Act matters; Business Litigation cases shareholder disputes, FINRA arbitration cases, whistleblower litigation, SOX claims, legal malpractice cases, AAA arbitration matters. Mr. Kennedy represents a number of international, national and regional corporations in the development and execution of appropriate litigation strategies and IP transactions as well as FINRA broker dealers, SBIC entities, investment bankers, technology companies, startup operations, entrepreneurs, sole proprietorships, individuals, authors, painters and other artists.
  • Copyright
  • Trademark Litigation
  • Business Litigation
  • Theft of Trade Secrets
  • Protection of Trade Secrets
  • Confidentiality Agreements
  • Employment Litigation
  • Malpractice Cases


Overall Client Rating

in Intellectual Property and Business Law
4.9 out of 5.0

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  • Data based on 5 reviews
  • Recommended by 5 Clients
  • Last reviewed on 07/05/13
Posted by a Corporation on 07/05/13
5.0 out of 5.0
As General Counsel for a large company, I have retained counsel from all over the country and globally for legal advice. I was tired of paying huge law firms $700 per hour and associates with no experience $400 per hour to work on cases and get mediocre results. Stephen Kennedy has a small firm, had a lower hourly rate and achieved results that far exceeded my expectations. I will use him for more cases in the future.
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Admission Details

Admitted in 1988, Texas

Law School Attended

University of Toledo
Class of 1987
cum laude

University Attended

Vanderbilt University
Class of 1984

Associations & Memberships

Dallas and American Bar Associations; State Bar of Texas (Past Chairman, Intellectual Property Litigation Section); DFW Patent Association.

Bar Fellowship

American Bar Foundation; American Fallen Warriors Foundation.

Representative Cases

Mart v. Berkshire Hathaway, (N.D. of Indiana - 2012) (representing plaintiff against former employer and others alleging claims under the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002); Francesca collections Boutique, Inc. v. Francesca Molina, (D. Colorado - 2012) (Represented defendant in trademark infringement case and successfully protected client's common law rig... More

Hobbies & Interests

Baseball; High School Football; College Football; Fishing; Reading

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Office Information
Stephen A. Kennedy
Fountain Place 1445 Ross Avenue, Suite 4950,
Dallas, TX 75202

Maintains an office in multiple locations

Kennedy Law, P.C. (Dallas, Texas)

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