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Christopher M. Tobin

Christopher M. Tobin

Fishman Stewart Yamaguchi PLLC

Washington, DC, USA


Christopher M. Tobin

Rader, Fishman & Grauer PLLC

Chris Tobin is a partner in the Washington, DC office. He specializes in high technology intellectual property issues. In addition to having eighteen years of experience in the intellectual property law firm environment, he has previously served as a patent examiner and as senior patent counsel for a large multinational corporation.

Chris has particular experience in all stages of patent prosecution and draws upon his prior work in patent litigation, patent examination, and corporate intellectual property management to provide a unique blend of counseling services. In addition to his many years of experience with original patent preparation and prosecution, he has extensive background in post-grant procedures, including Reissue, Reexamination, Supplemental Examination, and Inter Partes Review.

He also has experience overseeing and managing intellectual property portfolios, and assessing portfolios for planned and potential acquisition. His previous efforts have included auditing and revamping existing patent portfolios, due diligence in relation to portfolio acquisition, and several instances of strategically developing and prosecuting patents that have resulted in improved positioning and substantial licensing revenue.

He has a broad range of technology experience. His work primarily involves electrical and computer-related technologies including networks, electrical circuitry, display and imaging devices, semiconductors, electronic commerce, complex financial models and related software.

Chris holds a JD and a BSEE degree from Villanova University. He is admitted to practice before the United States Patent and Trademark Office, and is a member of the District of Columbia, Pennsylvania and California bars. He has been with the firm since 2005.

Christopher M. Tobin is associated with the following items:
Transcripts  Transcripts Patent Overview, Part 2 - Patent Overview, Part 2, Wednesday, July 20, 2011
Patent Overview, Part 1 - Patent Overview, Part 1, Wednesday, July 20, 2011
Patent Overview, Part 1 - Patent Overview, Part 1, Tuesday, July 02, 2013
Patent Overview, Part 1 - Patent Overview, Part 1, Monday, June 30, 2014
Patent Overview - Patent Overview, Wednesday, July 01, 2015
CHB Chapters  CHB Chapters General Information Concerning Patents (November 2011) - Understanding Patent Law 2015, Tuesday, June 30, 2015
Patent Prosecution Basics 2015 - Understanding Patent Law 2015, Tuesday, June 30, 2015
Advanced Issues in Patent Specification Drafting - Advanced Patent Prosecution Seminar 2015: Claim Drafting & Amendment Writing, Thursday, July 16, 2015
Web Segment  Web Segment Patent Overview - Understanding Patent Law 2015, Wednesday, July 01, 2015
MP3 Audio  MP3 Audio Patent Overview - Patent Overview, Wednesday, July 01, 2015
MP4 - Mobile Video Seg  MP4 - Mobile Video Seg Patent Overview - Patent Overview, Wednesday, July 01, 2015
On-Demand Web Programs  On-Demand Web Programs Understanding Patent Law 2015, Tuesday, July 14, 2015, New York, NY
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