Stephen’s work includes intellectual property protection and registration, intellectual property licensing, and drafting/negotiation of contracts in music, film, literature, social media, sports and e-sports. Stephen is a registered Athlete Agent for Name Image, and Likness agreements for college athletes in the states of Pennsylvania, Alabama, and California. Stephen is also a certified contract advisor and agent with the National Football League Players Association (NFLPA).
Recently, Stephen successfully drafted and negotiated a materials release to be used in a Netflix documentary series, drafted “beat leases” and advised on acquisition of instrumentals and beats for a hip-hop album, and advised a rock n’ roll band on the availability, registrability of trademarking it’s name, and secured that trademark registration. Stephen was also a judge in the Villanova Charles Widger School of Law’s inaugural esports negotiation competition as well as a presentor to the Actor’s Think Tank on legal issues affecting aspiring and established thespians.
Prior to attending law school, Stephen attended Loyola University Maryland, where he graduated Magna Cum Laude and was the Local Music Director for WLOY Loyola Radio. Stephen graduated from Temple University Beasley School of Law in Philadelphia, and is licensed to practice in the state of Pennsylvania.
In his spare time, Stephen enjoys playing the drums in his law school live karaoke band “The Mailbox Rule” and exploring Philadelphia.