Chris’s technical background is especially well suited to chemical and mechanical technology areas such as, for example, light-emitting devices, pharmaceuticals, material technologies (e.g., polymers, nanomaterials, light-emitting materials, mineral compositions, glass products, metal products (metallurgy)), energy technologies (e.g., battery, fuel cell, petroleum additives, nuclear technologies), industrial chemical processes, additive manufacturing (e.g., 3D-printing), lubricant compositions, petrochemicals, cosmetics, pigments, toners, medical devices, semi-conductors, imaging devices, reactor technologies, and fluid flow and heat transfer technologies.
Chris has a long track record of successfully and efficiently prosecuting cross-disciplinary patent applications. He particularly enjoys working directly with inventors during the preparation and prosecution of patent applications.
Prior to joining Element IP in 2020, Chris was a senior associate at the Oblon firm in Alexandria, Virginia. Before his time at Oblon, he was a litigator in the State of Hawaii where his practice focused on complex civil litigation before federal, state, and agency courts.