Knobbe/Martens: Intellectual Property Law
Effective intellectual property strategy is not one-dimensional.

Christopher L. Ross

Partner

At a Glance

  • J.D. University of Chicago Law School
  • B.A. Physics, Pomona College

  • State Bar of California
  • U.S. Patent and Trademark Office

Professional Profile 

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.  

Education

  • University of Chicago Law School (J.D. 2003)
  • Pomona College (B.A. Physics 2000), Minor in Mathematics
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