Laurie N. Stempler
Laurie N. Stempler
PHONE: 212-351-3423 FAX: 212-351-3401
Laurie Stempler's practice focuses on representing clients in patent infringement litigation involving a broad range of technologies, including pharmaceuticals, medical devices, chemical processes, mobile phones, and computer software and hardware.  Ms. Stempler has also served as pro bono counsel through the Veterans Consortium Pro Bono Program.  Before joining Desmarais LLP, she was an associate in the Intellectual Property Group of Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP.

Before her legal career, Ms. Stempler worked in the publishing industry as a Contract Administrator for Random House, Inc. and Simon & Schuster, Inc.


  • United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York
  • United States District Court for the Southern District of New York
  • United States District Court for the Northern District of Indiana
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
  • United States Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims


Representative Matters

  • Represented patent owner in declaratory judgment action involving patents covering methods of conducting orthopedic surgery and implanting orthopedic medical devices.
  • Represented Kinetic Concepts, Inc. in patent infringement and breach of contract action involving wound care therapy.
  • Represented patent owner in infringement action involving mobile phone software functionality.
  • Represented brand pharmaceutical company in Hatch Waxman patent litigation involving ICU sedative.
  • Represented teaching hospital and inventor in patent infringement action involving drug for treatment of lysosomal storage disease.


  • Kelsey Nix and Laurie Stempler, The Federal Circuit's Interpretation and Application of the MedImmune Standard for Declaratory Judgment Jurisdiction, 19 Tex. Intell. Prop. L.J. 309, 331 (2011)
  • Kelsey Nix and Laurie Stempler, Federal Circuit Ignites Interest in False Patent Marking Lawsuits, Metropolitan Corporate Counsel (Oct. 2010)
  • Laurie Stempler, Point and Click to Protect Public Health: Taking Charge of Information Dissemination Over the Internet During a Public Health Emergency, 73 Brooklyn L. Rev. 1253, 1591 (2008)


Brooklyn Law School, J.D., 2009, magna cum laude, Brooklyn Law Review, Managing Editor

Wellesley College, B.A., Biological Sciences and French, 2003, magna cum laude


2010, New York



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