Stephanie Hunter

Stephanie Hunter is a paralegal with expertise in the complexities and intricacies of foreign patent prosecution. Her experience includes:

  • Preparing and filing U.S., PCT, national phase and direct national phase applications
  • Collaborating with foreign associates for clients’ patent portfolio
  • Researching and staying up to date on foreign patent laws
  • Preparing and filing responses to invitations throughout the life of a PCT application
  • Partnering with clients to maintain and track the status of their foreign patent portfolios
  • Actively monitoring the docket to ensure successful prosecution of each matter

Prior to joining Lathrop GPM, Stephanie was a foreign intellectual property patent prosecution paralegal at a Chicago-area boutique IP firm. She began her paralegal career at an IP firm in Utah and assisted in the firm's start-up, handling all U.S. and foreign matters..

  • Chicago

    155 North Wacker Drive
    Suite 3000
    Chicago, IL 60606-1787


  • Utah Valley University, with honors, B.S., Integrated Studies-Emphasis in Philosophy and Religious Studies, 2008
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