Chris’ practice focuses on patent litigation and prosecution with an emphasis in the biotechnical, pharmaceutical, medical device, and mechanical-related arts. He has litigated patent infringement cases in federal district courts around the country and has experience with due diligence, pre-suit investigation, and preparing opinions related to infringement and validity. Prior to joining the firm, Chris was an attorney for a large intellectual property law firm in New York City, worked in the patent prosecution department at a Fortune 500 company, and was an engineer at a top-rated consulting firm.
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