Christopher Green is a first-chair trial lawyer whose practice spans all areas of intellectual property litigation and counseling.
Chris has successfully tried cases originating in both state and federal courts in venues across the country for clients ranging from startups to Fortune 100 companies. He also represents clients before the U.S. International Trade Commission and, as a registered patent attorney, he actively assists clients with post-grant proceedings before the Patent Trial and Appeal Board.
Chris’s litigation and counseling experience encompasses a diverse range of technologies, including mobile devices, pharmaceuticals (Hatch-Waxman), medical devices, power management, 3GPP protocols, fiber optics, medical imaging, and Voice over Internet Protocol and related protocols. He also is experienced in microprocessor design and operation, mesh networks, digital video and encoding standards, logistics and queue management software, network security, and industrial control and automation, as well as industrial and commercial lighting products, interactive voice response systems, and satellite communications.
Among Chris’s many victories for clients was a hard-fought four-year patent infringement battle for Velcro Companies in the Middle District of Georgia, where he and his team won a complete defense jury verdict of noninfringement for Velcro Companies against YKK Corp., the company’s primary rival in the transportation and automotive segment of the hook and loop fastener business.
Before practicing law, Chris 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.
Chris is a regular lecturer on issues relating to IP law, including at the Emory University School of Law and the Georgia Institute of Technology’s Scheller College of Business. He volunteers his services through the Atlanta Volunteer Lawyer Foundation’s Safe Families office, which named him 2019 Volunteer of the Year for his work assisting families suffering from domestic violence.
When he’s not at work, Chris enjoys coaching youth basketball.