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Christopher L. Ross

Christopher L. Ross is a partner in our Orange County office.

Mr. Ross represents clients in a wide spectrum of intellectual property matters.  His work includes patent portfolio management and strategic planning, international and domestic patent prosecution and litigation, competitive landscape analysis, opinion work, licensing, development agreements, and active assertion and defensive strategies.

Mr. Ross counsels clients in a variety of technologies including those associated critical care medical devices, infusion technologies, touch and motion based fluid control, automotive accessories, and athletic/sporting goods.  His work has included matters before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, various U.S. District Courts, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, and various courts in Germany and China. 

Mr. Ross joined the firm in 2003 and became a partner in 2009.  

University of Chicago Law School, J.D.
Pomona College, B.A., Physics, Minor in Mathematics
State Bar of California
U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
Consumer Products & Services

Sporting Goods & Recreation

Medical Devices & Procedures

Drug Eluting & Drug Delivery Devices

Flow Diverter

Infusion Pumps

Medical Informatics & Software Systems

Transportation & Vehicles

Tires & Wheels

Tools & Equipment

Due Diligence
Global Portfolio Management
Infringement Risk 
IP Strategy
IP Transactions and Agreements
Opinions Counseling
Patent Strategy & Prosecution
Tech Transactions
U.S. Patent Prosecution

  • Named a “Southern California Rising Star” by Super Lawyers magazine for his work in intellectual property law (2009-2011, 2015-2017)
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