Steven Crosby handles complex intellectual property litigation in the Federal courts for the firm’s clients and insurance companies and prosecutes patents, trademarks, and copyrights before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. He concentrates on obtaining, enforcing and defending patents, trademarks and copyrights, always with the clients’ bottom line in mind. Mr. Crosby also counsels clients, including startups, in branding practices and transactional, licensing and regulatory law. He focuses on a wide variety of industries, including the apparel, computer, software, electronics, jewelry and food and beverage industries.
Mr. Crosby brings broad experience with technical, regulatory compliance and legal matters to the firm.
As a designer, engineer, consultant, and Corporate Product Regulatory Manager at AT&T’s Bell Laboratories, Mr. Crosby gained decades of experience in handling design, manufacturing, technical standards, regulatory standards, and project management issues in the research and development process for wired and wireless telecommunications and information technology products. He published numerous best practice standards followed by the R&D and manufacturing divisions of AT&T in design, manufacturing, and regulatory matters.
After AT&T spun off its equipment divisions into Lucent Technologies, Inc. in 1996, he became the Corporate Regulatory Standards Manager for Lucent. Mr. Crosby was responsible for ensuring the company’s worldwide product regulatory compliance across product lines and evolving regulatory standards that benefit industry and consumers alike.
During his tenure at Lucent, he was also a leader in industry trade associations, including the Telecommunications Industry Association and the Information Technology Industry Council. In this role, he participated as trade advisor and delegate in the negotiation of several international trade bloc agreements that reduced barriers to trade among the member states of the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation forum, the North American Free Trade Agreement, the Free Trade Area of the Americas, and the European Union. The United States Trade Representative (Office of the President of the U.S.) twice commended Mr. Crosby for strategy, leadership and participation in the U.S. delegations.
Mr. Crosby also worked extensively with industry and consumer groups on developing guidelines and technical standards to implement Section 255 of the Telecommunications Act to ensure that telecommunications and information technology products are designed, developed and fabricated so that they are accessibility by persons with disabilities. The U.S. Architectural and Transportation Barriers Compliance Board commended him for his work in this area and for his creativity and leadership in promoting and negotiating the adoption of a flexible technology-neutral framework to enable industry to accelerate the evolution of accessibility solutions through emerging technologies for the benefit of all consumers.
Before joining Feldman Law Group, Mr. Crosby was a member of the Legal and Regulatory Department of Nippon Telephone and Telegraph America, Inc. (NTT). At NTT America, he had extensive transactional responsibilities and drafted, negotiated, and closed hundreds of agreements of many kinds, including:
Mr. Crosby is available for a free one-hour consultation to discuss your company’s intellectual property law matters. You can schedule a consultation by contacting Feldman Law Group at 212.532.8585 or by submitting the online contact form.