Steven H. Mustoe

Mr. Mustoe is a skilled litigator and adept problem-solver who handles a wide variety of complex business and financial matters, including patent infringement litigation analysis and opinions, copyright infringement litigation analysis and motion practice, business litigation, construction litigation, commercial litigation, commercial transactions involving real estate and loans secured by commercial real estate, loan workouts and restructuring, real estate litigation and matters and financial restructuring. 

His intellectual property legal services include preparing and prosecuting patent applications in mechanical, medical device, and computer related technologies; providing patent validity, patent infringement, and patent search opinions; preparing and prosecuting copyright applications; providing copyright ability and infringement opinions and providing trademark counseling, and trademark clearance opinions.
 
Education

J.D., University of Missouri at Columbia, 1985
B.A. (Honors) in History, University of Missouri at Columbia, 1981
Jochi Daigaku, Sophia University, Japan , 1982
Johnson County Community College, Chemistry, 1999-2003

Admissions

Supreme Court of Missouri, 1985
Supreme Court of Kansas, 1991
U.S. District Court, District of Kansas, 1991
U.S. Bankruptcy Court, District of Kansas, 1991
U.S. District Court, Western District of Missouri, 1985
U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Western District of Missouri, 1985
U.S. Court of Appeals, Federal Circuit, 2000
U.S. Court of Appeals, Eighth Circuit, 1988
Ross T. Roberts Inn of Court, 1988-1989

Professional Memberships, Affiliations, Honors & Activities

Kansas Bar Association
* Sections: Alternative Dispute Resolution, Litigation, Solo & Small Firm

Missouri Bar Association
* Committees: Alternative Dispute Resolution, Business Law, Commercial Law, Construction Law, Patent, 
   Trademark & Copyright Law

Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Association
* Sections: Business/Corporate Law, Construction Law, Patent/Trademark/Copyright Law,  Real Estate Law,
   Business Litigation, Circuit Court/Associate Circuit/Civil Practice

Cass County Bar Association

Clay County Bar Association

Johnson County Bar Association
* Committees: Real Estate Law

Association of Missouri Mediators

Dispute Resolution Network of the Ozarks

American Bar Association
* Section: Dispute Resolution
* Division: General Practice, Solo & Small Firm

Association for Conflict Resolution