AV Rated Business and IP Litigator Serving Florida


Intellectual Property Litigation

I work with patent attorneys on patent litigation issues and also trademark and copyright matters and related complex litigation and arbitrations. I have been published in the Florida Bar Journal and in other Bar publications on copyright issues and have a particular interest in copyright law.

Complex Business Litigation

I litigate business and commercial disputes, handle commercial arbitrations,and appeals in state and federal court. I have experience in fraud cases, contract disputes, and other complex business cases.

Antitrust, Trade Regulation, Unfair Competition

I have litigated antitrust, trade regulation and noncompete matters for plaintiffs and defendants for years. I was a co-author of one of the first Florida Bar Journal articles concerning the Florida Antitrust Act of 1980 (which won an award) and have handled many cases involving the noncompete provisions of Section 542.335, Florida Statutes.

About Stephen

I am double Board Certified by the Florida Bar in Business Litigation and Intellectual Property Law and hold over 40 years of experience in law. 

I have substantial experience in the trial and appeals of complex cases of many kinds in all phases of intellectual property and business law, including patent and trademark cases, antitrust cases, copyright cases, and business and fraud disputes.


Stephen Milbrath is Board Certified by The Florida Bar in Business Litigation and Intellectual Property Law. He has substantial experience in the trial and appeal of complex cases, including all phases of intellectual property and business law, and in the representation of litigants in federal and state court appeals. He is available for consultation with other firms requiring co-counsel in IP or complex cases.

Mr. Milbrath served as a law clerk to the Honorable Dwain Box, Chief Judge, Oklahoma Court of Appeals, Division I, while in law school, and as the law clerk of to the Honorable George C. Young, Chief Judge, United States District Court, Middle District of Florida in 1977-78, after graduating third in his class. After his Clerkship and a period of private practice with a litigation firm, Mr. Milbrath served as an Assistant United States Attorney for the Middle District of Florida during 1980-83 and a Special Assistant United States Attorney in 1989. While in law school Mr. Milbrath served as the Survey Editor for the Oklahoma City University Law Review (1976) and was the recipient of American Jurisprudence Book Awards in Commercial Paper and Remedies.