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Kevin Christopher

Kevin Christopher

Art, Business & Technology Lawyer

Chattanooga
Tennessee
Licensed in
Patent Bar, TN
University of
California Hastings College of the Law
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About
Kevin is an intellectual property and startup specialist, and founder of Christopher Intellectual Property Law, PLLC.

Previously, Kevin led bioinformatics, bioscience, and biotech licensing activities at Lawrence Livermore National Lab, steered large scale partnerships in renewable energy and synthetic biology for UC Berkeley, and mentored SBIR-funded startups under the National Institutes of Health. Additionally, Kevin has served as a foundational team member or key advisor for startups with algal production, biomass conversion, microbiome editing, and hepatocellular carcinoma diagnostic technologies.
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Client Reviews

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out of 2 reviews
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"Mr. Christopher was professional, but also personable. He helped me to understand my rights as a copyright holder and how best to pursue protection over additional creative works. I would highly recommend him."

Intellectual Property License Negotiation
Posted on Mar 25, 2017
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"Kevin has been phenomenal! His practical legal advice wrapped around his IP law skill set has been invaluable to our Entrepreneur Center and the startups we work with. His combination of experience, team attitude, and willingness to jump right in gives our teams an asset that is totally unexpected in today's legal world. Our recommendation is certainly five stars."

Startup Law, Entrepreneur Center
Posted on Mar 25, 2017

Work History

Christopher Intellectual Property Law, PLLC

Founder

Dec 2016 - Present

Christopher Intellectual Property Law is a cradle-to-grave boutique law firm focused primarily on the growth of original ideas into the inspirational, successful companies and creative works of tomorrow. With roll-up-your-sleeves 415 venture experience, our firm is the right choice to act as general counsel during the launch and acceleration of your business.

Dec 2016 - Present

Lawrence Livermore National Lab

Industrial Partnerships Office

Feb 2014 - Nov 2016

Kevin led bioinformatics, bioscience, and biotech licensing activities at Lawrence Livermore National Lab, with a portfolio of diagnostics, therapeutics, vaccines, neuromodulators, and other technologies.

Feb 2014 - Nov 2016

University of California, Berkeley

Office of Intellectual Property and Industry Research Alliances

Aug 2011 - Jan 2014

At UC Berkeley, I negotiated technology development contracts with industrial partners and steered large scale partnerships in renewable energy and synthetic biology.

Aug 2011 - Jan 2014

ZERE Energy & Biofuels

Commercialization Analyst

Jan 2011 - Jul 2011

Serves as an early team member of a renewable energy startup with a biomass conversation technology.

Jan 2011 - Jul 2011

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