Stephen G. Anderson, Ph.D. - Attorney at Law

Stephen G. Anderson, Ph.D. Attorney At Law


Stephen G. Anderson, Ph.D. - Attorney at Law

Of Counsel

T 407-843-8880
F 407-244-5690
Orlando 301 East Pine Street Suite 1400 Orlando, Florida 32801

T 813-273-5000
F 813-273-5145
Tampa 401 East Jackson Street Suite 2700 Tampa, Florida 33602

Stephen is a registered patent attorney in GrayRobinson’s intellectual property and technology group. He advises clients on patent, trademark, and copyright matters, as well as all issues relating to intellectual property protection, licensing and enforcement. Stephen prosecutes patent applications for a wide range of technologies, including biomedical diagnostics and therapeutics, pharmaceuticals, prosthetics, surgical training systems, laser-based military training and simulation systems, chemical compositions for use in the oil and gas industry, mechanical and electrical devices, software, environmental nutrient redistribution systems and renewable energy infrastructure. He also litigates intellectual property cases in federal court involving claims of patent, trademark, trade dress and copyright infringement, unfair competition and false advertising. Stephen’s in-depth understanding of a broad range of scientific disciplines, coupled with his extensive knowledge of intellectual property law, uniquely qualifies him to work with a diverse range of clients seeking to protect and enforce their intellectual property.

  • Background

    Stephen earned his doctorate in medical sciences with a specialization in biochemistry, molecular biology and biophysics from the University of Florida’s College of Medicine. Throughout his twelve-year career as a biomedical research scientist, Stephen performed extensive research in the areas of protein biochemistry, molecular biology, molecular biophysics, virology, cell biology, parasitology and infectious disease. 

  • Education
    • University of Central Florida College of Health and Public Affairs, B.S., molecular biology and microbiology
    • University of Florida College of Medicine, Ph.D., medical sciences – biochemistry and molecular biology
    • Stetson University College of Law, J.D. 
  • Admissions
    • Florida
    • United States Patent and Trademark Office
    • United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida
    • United States District Court for the Middle District of Florida
  • Professional Associations & Memberships
    • The Florida Bar
    • American Intellectual Property Law Association
    • American Bar Association
    • Hillsborough County Bar Association
    • Orange County Bar Association 
  • Articles & Publications
    • Supreme Court Rules Isolated Human Genes Unpatentable, Lawyer Magazine, September-October 2013
    • Temporal correlation of DNA binding, ATP hydrolysis, and clamp release in the clamp loading reaction catalyzed by the Escherichia coli gamma complex.  Anderson, S.G., Thompson, J.A., Paschall, C.O., O’Donnell, M., and Bloom, L.B., Biochemistry, 2009 Sep 15; 48(36):8516-27
    • A function for the ψ subunit in loading the Escherichia coli DNA polymerase III sliding clamp.  Anderson, S.G., Williams, C.R., O’Donnell, M., and Bloom, L.B., J. Biol. Chem. 2007 Mar 9; 282(10): 7035-45 
  • Presentations & Seminars
    • Panelist, "Careers in Intellectual Property," 2018 AAAS Florida Biomedical Career Symposium, January 2018
    • "Biotechnology Year End Snapshot," Sid Martin Biotechnology Institute, December 2016
    • Temporal correlation of ATP hydrolysis-dependent DNA and sliding clamp release from the E. coli DNA polymerase III sliding clamp loader. Featured Presenter, Keystone Symposia Meeting on DNA Replication and Recombination (2004) 
  • Awards & Recognitions
    • Best Lawyers in America, "Ones to Watch," 2021
      • Intellectual Property Law
    • Florida Super Lawyers
      • Rising Star, 2017-2020