Stephanie P. Balla




216-579-1700 ext. 173

Stephanie’s practice area primarily involves preparing and prosecuting patent applications, as well as performing legal research, in the chemical, pharmaceutical, and biotechnological arts. Stephanie also provides legal support, including drafting, and research support for patentability, validity, and infringement opinions. She also works on trademark and copyright matters including drafting search reports, preparation and examination of applications and researching various issues in these areas.

Stephanie began her career at Pearne as a law clerk while attending law school. She is a member of the Cleveland Intellectual Property Law Association and the American Bar Association.


Case Western Reserve University School of Law, J.D., 2017
The Ohio State University, B.S. Biochemistry with honors, 2014, cum laude


Ohio Supreme Court
U.S. Patent and Trademark Office