Art, Business & Technology Lawyer
Patent Bar, TN
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.
- Advisory Agreement
- Business Licenses & Industry Regulations
- Buyout Agreement
- Corporate Dissolution
- Corporate Formation
- Corporate Restructure
- Delaware Incorporation
- Founders Agreement
- Franchise Agreement
- Franchise Disclosure Document
- Franchise Formation
- Joint Venture Formation
- Operating Agreement
- Partnership Formation
- Shareholder Agreement
- Other Business Formation Matter
- Copyright Infringement
- Copyright Registration
- Response to USPTO Office Action (Trademark)
- Trademark Infringement
- Trademark Registration
- Trademark Search
- Other Trademark & Copyright Matter
- Design Patent
- Non-Provisional Patent
- Patent Infringement
- Patent Search
- Provisional Patent
- Response to USPTO Office Action (Patent)
- Other Patent Matter
"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."
"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."
Christopher Intellectual Property Law, PLLC
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.
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.
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.
ZERE Energy & Biofuels
Jan 2011 - Jul 2011
Serves as an early team member of a renewable energy startup with a biomass conversation technology.