Christopher Gerardot
Associate
概观

“My clients appreciate my dedication in helping them achieve their goals.”

Christopher focuses his practice on drafting and prosecuting patents and managing US and foreign patent portfolios for both large and small clients.  He strives to understand his clients’ business objectives to offer the best possible service.

Christopher has a strong background in mechanical engineering, and his patent prosecution experience spans many fields and technologies including advanced 3D printing, medical devices, footwear, textile manufacturing, automotive transmissions, construction equipment, power transmission equipment, and cosmetics. Christopher also has patent litigation experience in district court and has represented several pro bono clients.

教育
  • J.D., cum laude,
    密西根大学, 2014
  • B.S., Mechanical Engineering,
    Purdue University, 2011
执业准许
  • Illinois
  • U.S. Dist. Court, N.D. Illinois
  • U.S. Patent & Trademark Office
经验 | Legal Experience

Brinks Gilson & Lione, Chicago, Illinois
Associate, September 2014-Present
Summer Associate, May 2013-August 2013

Faegre Baker Daniels, Fort Wayne, Indiana
Summer Associate, May 2012-July 2012

经验 | Clerkships & Internships

Parker Hannifin, New Haven, IN
Engineering Intern, June 2010-August 2011

Murray Equipment, Fort Wayne, IN
Manufacturing Engineering Intern, June 2009-May 2010

Zimmer, Warsaw, IN
Manufacturing Engineering Intern, Summer 2008

新闻报道和活动
September 15, 2014
CHICAGO—In response to rising demand for its core intellectual property legal services, Brinks Gilson & Lione recently announced the hiring of nine new associates. Brinks' incoming associates have professional and educational ...
荣誉
  • Michigan Law Dean’s Scholarship, 2011-2014
  • IPFW Chancellor's Distinguished Scholarship, 2007-2011
  • John W. Johnson Memorial Scholarship
  • Indiana Engineers’-Week Academic Achievement Award
联盟协会
  • Illinois State Bar Association, 2015
  • Chicago Bar Association, 2015