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Christopher M. Tobin

Christopher M. Tobin

Rader, Fishman & Grauer PLLC

Washington, DC, USA


Christopher Tobin is a Managing Member of the Firm, specializes in high technology intellectual property issues and has experience involving a variety of electrical and computer-related technologies including networks, electrical circuitry, telecommunications, semiconductors, electronic commerce, complex financial models and related software. In addition to providing expertise relating to core patent analysis, procurement, and enforcement activities, Chris has substantial experience in intellectual property development and management. He has assisted various clients in the invention development process, from setting up intellectual property programs to strategic invention development. He also has experience in formal invention development sessions and has helped organizations to proactively develop intellectual property portfolios in key technology areas.

Prior to joining Rader, Fishman & Grauer, Chris was a patent examiner with the United States Patent and Trademark Office, a senior patent attorney for a large multinational corporation, and an attorney with a prominent Silicon Valley law firm. Chris writes and speaks frequently on intellectual property matters, including regular participation as a panelist for Practicing Law Institute seminars ranging from basic patent courses for non-specialists to advanced patent prosecution topics.

Chris was born in Yonkers, New York and in his spare time enjoys a variety of sports and coaches Little League baseball and Developmental League basketball.

Education

Villanova University School of Law, J.D. (1992)
Villanova University, B.S.E.E. (1986)
Christopher M. Tobin is associated with the following items:
CHB Chapters  CHB Chapters General Information Concerning Patents (November 2011) - Understanding Patent Law 2013 , Friday, June 28, 2013
Patent Prosecution Basics - Understanding Patent Law 2013 , Friday, June 28, 2013
Written Description Issues and Practical Considerations in Patent Specification Drafting - Advanced Patent Prosecution Workshop 2013: Claim Drafting & Amendment Writing , Thursday, July 18, 2013
Web Segment  Web Segment Patent Overview, Part 1 - Understanding Patent Law 2013 , Tuesday, July 02, 2013
Transcripts  Transcripts Patent Overview, Part 1 - Patent Overview, Part 1 , Tuesday, July 02, 2013
MP3 Audio  MP3 Audio Understanding Patent Law 2013: Patent Overview, Part 1 - Patent Overview, Part 1 , Wednesday, July 03, 2013
MP4 - Mobile Video Seg  MP4 - Mobile Video Seg Understanding Patent Law 2013: Patent Overview, Part 1 - Patent Overview, Part 1 , Wednesday, July 03, 2013
On-Demand Web Programs  On-Demand Web Programs Understanding Patent Law 2013 , Friday, July 12, 2013 , New York, NY
Live Seminar  Live Seminar Understanding Patent Law 2014 , Friday, June 27, 2014 , New York, NY
Advanced Patent Prosecution Workshop 2014: Claim Drafting & Amendment Writing , Monday, August 18, 2014 , San Francisco, CA
Understanding Patent Law 2013 , Friday, June 28, 2013 , New York, NY
Advanced Patent Prosecution Workshop 2013: Claim Drafting & Amendment Writing , Monday, August 19, 2013 , San Francisco, CA
Live Webcast  Live Webcast Understanding Patent Law 2014 , Friday, June 27, 2014 , New York, NY
PLI Grpcast-Live Web  PLI Grpcast-Live Web Understanding Patent Law 2014 , Friday, June 27, 2014 , Atlanta, GA
Understanding Patent Law 2014 , Friday, June 27, 2014 , New Brunswick , NJ
Understanding Patent Law 2014 , Friday, June 27, 2014 , Cleveland, OH
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