Steven Caloiaro

Steven Caloiaro

Woodbridge, California

Steven Caloiaro is an intellectual property litigator with an emphasis on patent and trademark law. Steven has substantial experience in all phases of patent litigation, including fact and expert discovery, drafting claim construction summary judgment and appellate briefs.

Steven works with several clients in the emerging online gaming industry, serving as external IP counsel and managing large-scale patent portfolios, including multi-million dollar sale negotiations. Steven provides strategic counsel on trademark protection, prepares and prosecutes trademark applications, enforces intellectual property rights, and litigates patent infringement matters. He also helps clients navigate proceedings before the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO), including settling inter partes review cases before the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB).

Prior to joining the firm, Steven worked at Brownstein Hyatt Farber and Schreck.

As an undergrad, he worked for the Washoe County Commission, interned for the United States Attorney’s Office, and also helped lead the University of Nevada to a National Collegiate Roller Hockey Association Championship.


  • Negotiated a $2 million dollar sale of patent portfolio to a major gaming manufacturer
  • Settled a patent infringement case for nuisance value after the plaintiff asserted damages in excess of tens of millions of dollars
  • Participated in and favorably settled two IPR’s after having achieved institution on behalf of the petitioner
  • External in-house IP counsel for an emerging online gaming company that recently went public and has completed over $50 million in acquisitions
  • Served as counsel on patent case defending the action on summary Judgment on 102(b) on sale bar
  • Lead the defense on a multi-million dollar patent litigation, and settled the case favorably for nuisance value.
  • Prosecuted and managed a trademark portfolio of over 100 marks.

Bar Admissions

  • Nevada
  • California
  • U.S. District Court District of Nevada
  • U.S. Court of Appeals Federal Circuit
  • U.S. District Court Central District of California


  • CLE Presentation on Ethics: Thomas & Mack Moot Courtroom, UNLV William S. Boyd School of Law

Honors and Awards

  • USD School of Law Honor Scholarship
  • University of San Diego Executive Member Moot Court Board
  • Outstanding oral argument award University of San Diego McClellan Moot Court Tournament
  • Cali Award IP Business and Strategies
  • Sweet 16 - Tulane University Sports Law Moot Court Tournament