Liz Stameshkin, Associate

Elizabeth Stameshkin is an associate in the Intellectual Property Litigation practice group of the Cooley litigation department. She joined the Firm in 2008 and is resident in the Palo Alto office.

Ms. Stameshkin's practice focuses on intellectual property litigation. She has experience litigating cases from inception through trial across the country, with an emphasis on patent infringement defense and assistance with co-pending post grant review proceedings, such as inter partes review, covered business method patent review, and reexamination. She has handled cases across a variety of technical disciplines, including Internet advertising, mobile gaming, e-commerce, social networking, digital photography, power management, DRAM, and food science technologies. She has also litigated cases and counseled clients on inventorship, trade secret, trademark, copyright, false advertising, and contract disputes.

Ms. Stameshkin received her JD, cum laude, from the University of Michigan Law School in 2008. While at Michigan, she served as the Administrative Manager and as an Article Editor for the Michigan Journal of Gender and Law and was Vice President of the Intellectual Property Student Association. She completed an externship with the Honorable R. Gary Klausner, United States District Court for the Central District of California in 2006. In 2003, Ms. Stameshkin received her BS in Biology from the California Institute of Technology.


  • University of Michigan Law School
    JD, 2008, cum laude
  • California Institute of Technology
    BS, 2003

Court Admissions

  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Federal Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit
  • U.S. District Court, Central District of California
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of California
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of California
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of California

Bar Admissions

  • California
Palo Alto
3175 Hanover Street
Palo Alto, California 94304-1130

Phone: +1 650 843 5121
Fax: +1 650 849 7400
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