Christopher focuses on a broad variety of patent litigation matters to support clients in the technology and life sciences industries. He has counseled clients in all aspects of patent litigation, from conducting litigation strategy and analysis to successfully taking cases to trial. He has extensive experience working with companies in the hardware, software, telecommunications, fintech, internet and medical devices industries. Prior to starting his legal career, Christopher spent nearly a decade as a software engineer.

During law school, Christopher was a production editor for the Journal on Telecommunications & High Technology Law.

  • Notable Engagements
    • Representing Supercell Oy, maker of the popular mobile game “Clash Royale, Hay Day, Brawl Stars and Clash of Clans” in multiple patent infringement suits in the Eastern District of Texas. Christopher drafted claim construction briefs, summary judgment motions, and worked with technical experts to prepare non-infringement and invalidity reports. Christopher also represented Supercell in trial in which the client received a positive damages outcome and in multiple inter partes and post-grant review proceedings before the USPTO.
    • Representing Cray, Inc. against Raytheon Corporation in the Western District of Wisconsin in a patent infringement suit involving high-speed computing. After a successful motion to transfer from the Eastern District of Texas, Christopher and his team won a summary judgment victory of non-infringement for Cray on all claims.

Education & Admissions

J.D., University of Colorado Law School

B.S., with honors, Computer Science
University of Illinois

B.A., with honors, Ancient and Medieval History
University of Illinois

Admitted to practice in California and Colorado

Admitted to practice before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office

Admitted to practice before the U.S. District Courts for the Eastern District of Texas, the Southern, Eastern, Central and Northern Districts of California, the District of Colorado, and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth and Federal Circuits

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