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Steven B. Loy

Member, Lexington

Steven has practiced at every level of United States jurisprudence including at every state court level, every federal court level, and before local, state and federal administrative agencies. He is co-chair of the Business Litigation and Intellectual Property Practice Groups.

In his practice, Steven had the unique honor of arguing a case before the U.S. Supreme Court in December 2013. The case, Static Control Components, Inc. v. Lexmark International, Inc., determined who has standing to sue for false advertising under the Lanham Act, a federal trademark statute.

Steven is AV® Preeminent™ Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell®, listed in The Best Lawyers in America®, honored as a Kentucky Super Lawyer and recognized by Benchmark Litigation as a "Local Litigation Star." He is a member of the Fayette County, Kentucky and American Bar Associations, as well as the American Intellectual Property Law Association. To give back to the community, he serves on the board of directors and is past president of the Child Development Centers of the Bluegrass.

Education
University of Kentucky College of Law
1994, J.D., High Distinction
University of Kentucky
1991, B.A., High Distinction
Admissions
Kentucky
U.S. Court of Appeals, Federal Circuit
U.S. Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit
U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Kentucky
U.S. District Court, Western District of Kentucky
United States Supreme Court

Recognition

  • AV® Preeminent™ Peer Review Rated by Martingale-Hubbell®
  • Benchmark Litigation, Local Litigation Star, Antitrust; Construction; General Commercial; Real Estate; Securities, 2013-2017
  • Best Lawyers in America®, Lawyer of the Year, 2014
  • Best Lawyers in America®, 2011 - present
  • Lexology Client Choice Award, Individual of the Year for Litigation in Kentucky
  • Kentucky Super Lawyer, Civil Litigation Defense
  • Order of the Coif
  • Delivered Commencement Speech in Undergraduate and Law School as Top Ranking Student
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Affiliations

  • American Intellectual Property Law Association
  • Fayette County Bar Association
  • Kentucky Bar Association
  • American Bar Association
  • Child Development Centers of the Bluegrass, Inc., past-president and board of directors
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Work Highlights

Patent Infringement, False Advertisement & Antitrust

Static Control Components, Inc., et al. v. Lexmark International, Inc., et al., Case No. 04-84-GFVT (E.D. Ky) (multiple published decisions)

This multi-party, complex litigation involved claims for, among other things, patent infringement, antitrust violations, and false...

Shareholder Class Action

Margie Elstein v. Lexmark International, Inc., et al., Civil Action No. 16-CI-02380 (Fayette Circuit Court)

Steven represented Lexmark in successfully dismissing a proposed class action lawsuit claiming Lexmark’s merger was unfair to shareholders.  A mere three days before...

Constitutional Law

Jerry Jamgotchian v. Kentucky Horse Racing Commission, et al., Civil Action No. 11-CI-01047 (Franklin Circuit Court)

SKO represented the Kentucky Horse Racing Commission in a dormant commerce clause challenge filed against it by a thoroughbred owner regarding an industry-standard...

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News Publications Seminars
"Ensuring Your Arbitration Agreements are Valid," Presented at Client Offices,, "What Every In-House Lawyer Needs to Know about Antitrust and Competition Law," co-presenter, KBA In-house Lawyers Section