Stephen F. Sherry has been involved in trial and appellate practice for seventeen years, focusing on intellectual property in a wide range of technologies including catalytic conversion, recombinant DNA technology, and the manufacture of printed circuit boards. Mr. Sherry earned his bachelor of science degree in chemistry (cum laude) from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, and has a J.D. from DePaul College of Law in Chicago. He is a member of the trial bar of the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois. Mr. Sherry has authored and coauthored a number of papers dealing with patent litigation, especially in the area of the doctrine of equivalents and biotechnology, which have been presented at the annual meeting of the American Bar Association. He has also authored a chapter dealing with patenting human life in a book published by Trinity International University’s Center for Bioethics and Human Dignity.