Stephen Grant - Capital University Law School

Stephen Grant

Adjunct Professor

Stephen Grant


  • J.D. cum laude, The University of Akron
  • B.S., The Ohio State University


  • Intellectual property law
  • Patent law
  • Trademark law
  • Copyright law


Professor Grant focuses his practice at the Standley Law Group in Dublin to the field of intellectual property, that is, patents, trademarks and copyrights. He is especially focused on the acquisition of intellectual property rights for clients by direct representation in the appropriate government agency.  His most particular expertise is in the prosecution of United States patent applications that originated in foreign patent offices.
Professor Grant’s career has encompassed more than ten years of engineering and technical management at The Standard Oil Company/BP and twenty years of law practice in intellectual property, in northeast and central Ohio.
Professor Grant has been admitted to practice for more than twenty years in the United States Patent and Trademark Office, the Supreme Court of Ohio, the Northern Ohio Federal District Court and the Federal Circuit Court of Appeals.  He has been a frequent speaker at continuing legal education courses, as well as at general education presentations for inventors, writers and artists.  He is a regular contributor to the newsletter of the Ohio State Bar Association Intellectual Property Law Section.
In addition to Capital, where he teaches intellectual property law and patent law, Professor Grant has been an adjunct at The University of Akron School of Law, where he has taught copyright law and art law, and the Claude W. Pettit College of Law at Ohio Northern University, where he has taught patent law.