The McArthur Law Firm is a boutique firm for companies in the digital community and especially for software companies, app developers, video game companies, medium sized companies trying to protect their brand, and startups that wish to create a brand.
Stephen McArthur, Founding Attorney
Stephen McArthur is a video game attorney and avid gamer. His clients’ video games have over a billion downloads worldwide and have ranked as the #1 gaming mobile apps in over 50 countries.
Before founding The McArthur Law Firm, Stephen was an attorney for several years each at the premier national law firms of Cravath, Swaine & Moore in NYC and Irell & Manella in Los Angeles. He has represented clients such as Blackberry, Rovio, and the RIAA on sophisticated intellectual property matters, and was a member of the team that won the M&A Deal of the Year Award for its role in the $4.5 billion sale of a patent portfolio, the single largest sale of patents in history.
Today, Stephen spends his time counseling clients on trademark and copyright issues in the video game industry and helping them protect their valuable brands through IP registration, enforcement, and litigation. Stephen is a member of the International Game Developers Association and The Video Game Bar Association, an invitation-only group for the most elite attorneys in the video game industry.
Stephen was named a 2016 “Super Lawyers” Rising Star. Martindale Hubbell has recently awarded Stephen a perfect 5.0 AV-Preeminent rating, the highest possible rating for both legal ability and ethical standards. Avvo has also rated him a perfect 10.0 and awarded Stephen its 2015 Clients’ Choice award for Intellectual Property.
Stephen earned his law degree from Columbia University School of Law where he was a Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar and served as Managing Editor of the Journal of Law and Social Problems.
Stephen can be reached directly at email@example.com.