RAYMOND E. STEPHENS

Raymond E. “Ray” Stephens is a patent attorney with the law firm of Pitts & Lake, P.C., and currently practices primarily in the areas of intellectual property litigation and patent and trademark procurement. Ray earned a Bachelors of Science degree in Animal Science from the University of Tennessee in 1985; a Doctor of Jurisprudence from the University of Tennessee College of Law in 1991; and a Masters of Church Music Degree from The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary in Louisville, Kentucky in 2008.

Ray is licensed to practice law in the State of Tennessee and is admitted to practice before the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Tennessee, The United States District Court for the Middle District of Tennessee, The Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, The Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit, and The United States Supreme Court. He is also on the list of Court Approved Mediators in the Eastern District of Tennessee and is an ADR Panel Member in the Middle District of Tennessee. Ray is also registered to practice before the United States Patent and Trademark Office. He is a member of the Knoxville Bar Association, the Tennessee Bar Association, and the Tennessee Intellectual Property Law Association.

865-584-0105
rstephens@pittslake.com

Raymond E. Stephens, Intellectual Property Attorney in Knoxville


Practice Areas

  • Intellectual Property Litigation
  • Patent and Trademark Procurement
  • Intellectual Property Licensing

Education and Academic Honors

  • University of Tennessee J.D. (with honors), 1991
  • The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, Masters of Church Music, (2008)
  • University of Tennessee, B.S. (with honors) Animal Science

Professional Associations

  • Knoxville, and Tennessee Bar Associations
  • Tennessee Intellectual Property Law Association

Bar Admissions

  • State Bar of Tennessee
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Tennessee
  • U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Tennessee
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for Federal Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the 6th Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the 10th Circuit
  • U.S. Supreme Court
  • U.S. Patent and Trademark Office