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Leah Christoforidis

RedChalk Group
General Counsel
Chicago, IL, USA


Leah Christoforidis is a member of Red Chalk Group's Intellectual Property Brokerage and Licensing practice and has a proven track record assisting clients in monetizing their intellectual property portfolios.  Ms. Christoforidis has experience in a wide range of sectors and technologies including consumer electronics, wireless telecommunications, mobile handsets, data networking, digital imaging, and medical devices.  

In addition to working closely with clients to monetize their portfolios through creative sale and licensing agreements, Ms. Christoforidis also assists clients in acquiring critical IP assets, including the identification of target assets, negotiation of patent sale agreements, and final due diligence and closing.  Ms. Christoforidis has worked with a broad range of clients including operating companies, research institutions, universities, start-ups, law firms, and individual inventors.

Ms. Christoforidis earned a Juris Doctor degree from DePaul University College of Law, and a Bachelor of Science degree in Industrial Engineering from the University of Illinois.  She is registered to practice before the United States Patent and Trademark Office and is licensed to practice law within the state of Illinois.  Prior to becoming an attorney she was an extern for the Honorable John Darrah, United States District Court, N.D. Ill.

Ms. Christoforidis is also active in numerous professional and charitable organizations including the Chicago Bar Association, the Intellectual Property Law Association of Chicago, Cystic Fibrosis Foundation and the Chicago Fashion Foundation.



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