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Christopher M. Tobin

Christopher M. Tobin

Michael Best & Friedrich LLP

Washington, DC, USA


Clients look to Chris for his background in patent prosecution and counseling, with an emphasis on high technology intellectual property matters.

Chris’ responsiveness to client needs and experience handling large and complex projects have helped produce successful outcomes in patent preparation, litigation, and examination. He also has an outstanding track record in patent post-grant procedures such as inter partes review, re-examination, and supplemental examination. Chris’ intellectual property portfolio management experience encompasses planned acquisition, due diligence related to portfolio acquisition, and auditing of existing patent portfolios.

Representative technologies in the electrical and computer arts include:
• Networks
• Display and imaging devices
• Electronic commerce
• Semiconductors
• Electrical circuitry
• Software

Prior to joining Michael Best, Chris worked as a patent examiner and senior counsel for a multinational corporation. He lectures and writes regularly on the spectrum of patent issues for the Practicing Law Institute, where he also mentors lawyers on advanced patent prosecution.
Christopher M. Tobin is associated with the following items:
CHB Chapters  CHB Chapters Advanced Issues in Patent Specification Drafting - Advanced Patent Prosecution Workshop 2017: Claim Drafting & Amendment Writing, Thursday, September 14, 2017
Patent Prosecution Basics 2018 - Understanding Patent Law 2018, Thursday, May 24, 2018
Advanced Issues in Patent Specification Drafting - Advanced Patent Prosecution Workshop 2018: Claim Drafting & Amendment Writing, Wednesday, July 11, 2018
Web Segment  Web Segment Patent Overview - Understanding Patent Law 2018, Thursday, May 31, 2018
On-Demand Web Programs  On-Demand Web Programs Understanding Patent Law 2018, Thursday, May 31, 2018, New York, NY
MP3 Audio  MP3 Audio Patent Overview - Patent Overview, Thursday, May 31, 2018
MP4 - Mobile Video Seg  MP4 - Mobile Video Seg Patent Overview - Patent Overview, Thursday, May 31, 2018
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