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Christopher O. Green

Principal

Atlanta, GA
404-724-2777
cgreen@fr.com
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Background

Christopher Green is a Principal in Fish & Richardson’s Atlanta and Washington, DC, offices. He is a first chair trial lawyer whose practice spans all areas of intellectual property litigation and counseling. He has successfully tried cases in venues across the country on behalf clients ranging from start-ups to Fortune 100 companies, including matters originating in both state and federal courts, as well the United States International Trade Commission. In addition to his courtroom work, he is a registered patent attorney who actively assists his clients in managing various post grant proceedings before the Patent Trial and Appeals Board.

A co-founder of Fish’s Atlanta office, Mr. Green has received substantial recognition for his representation of his clients, such as being selected for inclusion in the 2014-2017 editions of Chambers USA as a leader in his practice and in the 2015, 2016 & 2018 editions of The Best Lawyers in America© for Intellectual Property and Patent Litigation. He has also been named as an intellectual property Super Lawyer from 2013-2017.

Mr. Green’s litigation and counseling experience encompasses a diverse range of technologies, including mobile devices, pharmaceuticals, power management, 3GPP protocols, fiber optics, medical imaging, Voice over IP (VoIP) and related protocols, microprocessor design and operation, mesh networks, digital video and encoding standards, logistics and queue management software, network security, industrial control and automation, industrial and commercial lighting products, interactive voice response (IVR) systems, and satellite communications.

Prior to entering the practice of law, Mr. Green gained substantial technical experience while serving at a software development firm, where he designed applications for international and domestic telecommunications clients. He has additional engineering experience in areas such as wireless communications and electric power generation and delivery systems.

Mr. Green is an alumnus of the Georgia Institute of Technology (Bachelor of Electrical Engineering), Vanderbilt University’s Owen Graduate School of Management (M.B.A) and Wake Forest University’s School of Law (J.D.).

Education

J.D., Wake Forest University School of Law 2000


M.B.A., Vanderbilt University 1996


B.S., Georgia Institute of Technology 1994
Electrical Engineering

Admissions

  • U.S. Patent and Trademark Office 2003
  • Georgia 2000
  • District of Columbia 2012
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas

Other Distinctions

Named to the IAM Patent 1000: The World’s Leading Patent Professionals list (2016-2018). Selected for inclusion in the 2014 – 2017 editions of Chambers USA as a leader in his practice and in the 2015 edition of The Best Lawyers in America© recognized by Super Lawyers in 2013 and 2014.

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June 14, 2018
Fish Receives Top “Gold” Ranking from IAM Patent 1000 for National Patent Litigation Practice
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May 22, 2018
Fish & Richardson Receives Top “Band 1” National Rankings for Intellectual Property and ITC Practices in Chambers USA 2018
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July 24, 2017
Fish & Richardson Receives Top “Gold” Ranking from IAM Patent 1000 for National Patent Litigation Practice
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June 8, 2016
Fish Receives Top “Band 1” National Rankings for Intellectual Property and ITC Practices in Chambers USA 2016
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July 1, 2015
Fish & Richardson Named to IAM Patent 1000 for National Patent Prosecution and Litigation Practices
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May 19, 2015
Fish & Richardson Receives Top “Band 1” National Rankings for Intellectual Property and ITC Practices from Chambers USA 2015
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December 4th, 2014
Thomson Reuters/Daily Journal 2014 Patent Disputes Forum
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November 5th, 2013
Patent Dispute Forum 2013
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November 8th, 2010
PLI's Patent Litigation 2010
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September 17, 2014
Fish & Richardson Announces 37 Attorneys Included in The Best Lawyers in America® 2015
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July 1, 2014
Fish & Richardson Named to IAM Patent 1000
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June 11, 2014
Fish Receives Top “Band 1” National Rankings for Intellectual Property and ITC Practices from Chambers USA 2014
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