Christopher D. Bright litigates and tries US patent cases and counsels clients for pre-litigation analysis and patent licensing negotiations.
Applying his scientific experience and degree in physics, Christopher has successfully tried numerous patent cases in federal district courts across the country and before the International Trade Commission (ITC). Christopher has also positioned cases for victory well before trial, with numerous successful arguments at patent claim construction and summary judgment hearings.
As a member of the patent bar, Christopher also serves as lead counsel in the US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, and in interferences and inter partes reviews (IPR) in the US Patent and Trademark Office. As lead counsel, Christopher has argued at final hearing, achieving complete victory.
Applying his extensive IPR, litigation, trial and appellate experience, Christopher also counsels clients regarding US patents, including during licensing negotiations, particularly regarding alleged standard-essential patent (SEP) and FRAND issues.
Christopher has litigated and counseled on a broad array of patents in the areas of computer networks, consumer electronics, mechanical devices, medical devices, semiconductors and integrated circuits, and software, including patented technologies in the following: