Christopher L. Lewis’s practice focuses on representing clients in intellectual property disputes involving patents, trademarks, and trade secrets. He has experience in the medical device, software, and robotics areas.
Christopher graduated cum laude from Clemson University, receiving a Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering with a Minor in Mathematics. While an undergraduate, Christopher interned at a nuclear power plant for a Fortune 500 power holding company. His undergraduate thesis focused on implementing new hardware and software for a robotic elephant trunk.
Christopher received his J.D. from Wake Forest University where he was a member of the Wake Forest Journal of Business and Intellectual Property Law. While at Wake Forest, Christopher worked as a research librarian and volunteered at the local expungement clinic.
Christopher worked as a summer associate at the firm in 2018 and joined the firm in 2019.
Author, "From The Triple Option to the Hurry-Up No-Huddle: How Name, Image, and Likeness Policies Are Changing the Game for Universities," The Trademark Lawyer Magazine (Issue 5, 2021)
Comment: How the Actions of Kyle Bass Have Forced the USPTO to Expand the Duty of Candor and Good Faith (19 Wake Forest J. Bus. & Intell. Prop. L. 11)
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