Born and raised in San Antonio, Texas, Steve Costello attended San Antonio College and has degrees in chemistry from the University of Texas at Austin and Texas A&M University. He worked as a research chemist, intellectual property manager, and patent agent at the Dow Chemical Company almost 20 years. He is a co-inventor on U.S. Patent No. 5,977,422 and has co-authored published articles in several scientific journals, including S.A. Costello, B. Roop, Z.-M. Liu, and J.M. White, “Photochemistry of CH3Br Adsorbed on Pt (111),” The Journal of Physical Chemistry 92 (1988) 1019.

Mr. Costello completed law school at South Texas College of Law in Houston while working full-time as an intellectual property manager for Dow Chemical. While in law school, Mr. Costello participated in moot court and mock trial, made the Dean’s List in the Spring Semester 2005, and served as Assistant Articles Editor for South Texas Law Review. He co-authored a brief as the member of a two-person team of participants in the 2006 Spurgeon E. Bell Memorial Intramural Moot Court Tournament. The brief won the honor of Third Best Brief for the event.

Steve Costello has represented business clients large and small for over 10 years. His practice has a focus on business law and intellectual property, to help business owners and executives, inventors, and other creative people advance their businesses and protect their intellectual property (patent, trademark and copyright).  Staying ahead of the law’s frequent changes and serving his clients with diligence and integrity is Steve’s passion.