Christopher M. Bruno focuses his practice on intellectual property litigation matters, primarily involving trade secrets, patents, and related contract disputes. Chris also has a broad base of experience, in and outside of IP, that allows him to effectively and efficiently manage litigation in other subject matters and to counsel clients on all types of IP risk.

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  • Represents a charitable non-profit hospital suing an orthopaedic implant manufacturer/distributor for patent infringement based on patents covering improved polyethylene
  • Serves as counsel for a third-party logistics provider in a copyright and trade secret dispute with a software development company
  • Represents a drug manufacturer in a 12-patent case against several generic pharmaceutical companies involving a formulation treating toenail fungal infections

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  • Federal Circuit Bar Association, Member, Amicus, Patent Litigation, Rules, and Federal Circuit Bar Journal Committees, and Hatch-Waxman/BPCIA Subcommittee
  • Intellectual Property Owners Association, Members, Patent Litigation Committee


George Washington University School of Law, JD, with high honors, Order of the Coif, 2009
George Washington University, BA, Political Communications, summa cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa, 2006

District of Columbia
New York

Courts / Agencies
US Supreme Court
US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
US Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit
US Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit
US Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
US District Court for the District of Columbia
US District Court for the Southern District of New York
US Tax Court