Maria V. Stout
Adjunct Professor of Law
- JD 2008, University of San Diego School of Law
- BS 1999, United States Naval Academy
Areas of Expertise
Professor Stout teaches patent law.
Stout is a partner at the law firm of Knobbe Martens Olsen & Bear in San Diego, where she practices in many areas of intellectual property law including patent prosecution, litigation and licensing. Prior to law school, Stout was a surface warfare officer in the U.S. Navy. She is registered to practice with the U.S. Patent Trademark Office.
Honors and Affiliations
Stout served as editor-in-chief of the San Diego Law Review. She graduated from USD School of Law magna cum laude as a member of the Order of the Coif.
Stout’s publications include “Crossing the TRIPS Nondiscrimination Line: How CAFTA Pharmaceutical Patent Provisions Violate TRIPS Article 27.1” in 14 Boston University Journal of Science & Technology Law 177 (2008).