* Admitted to USPTO, Texas
Chris' practice is concentrated on patent counseling and litigation with an emphasis on pharmaceutical patent matters arising under the Hatch-Waxman Act.
He has a JD from the University of Maryland Carey School of Law, where received Intellectual Property and Health Law Certification. He also was the recipient of a University of Maryland Carey School of Law Scholarship, as well as the CALI Award (highest grade) for Patent Law, Health Information Privacy and Innovation, and Legal Analysis & Writing.
During law school, Chris was a Student Attorney in the Intellectual Property and Entrepreneurship Clinic, Law Clerk at the University of Maryland Medical System Corporation's Office of General Counsel, and Law Clerk at the Office of the Maryland Attorney General's Health Occupations Prosecution & Litigation Division.
He has a Ph.D. in Organic Chemistry from Florida State University, in addition to a BS in Biochemistry with Honors. He was Dean's List (2008-2009), and recipient of both the Florida State University Undergraduate Research Grant and the Florida Bright Futures Scholarship (2007-2011).
While at Florida State University, Chris was a Research Assistant - Photochemistry and a Teaching Assistant - Organic Chermistry I, Organic Chemistry II, and General Chemistry Lab I.
Chris received Honorable Discharge from the United States Air Force Academy (2006-2007).
He is widely published and has made both oral and poster presentations on a range of topics germane to his academic credentials.
- J.D., Intellectual Property and Health Law Certification, cum laude, University of Maryland Carey School of Law, 2020
- Ph.D., Organic Chemistry, Florida State University, 2016
- B.S., Biochemistry with Honors, Dean's List, Florida State University, 2011
- United States Air Force Academy, 2006-2007
- United States Patent and Trademark Office