Education

  • George Mason University School of Law, J.D.
  • Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University, B.S., Electrical Engineering

Bar Admissions

  • Virginia
  • District of Columbia
  • U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
Who We Are

Christopher R. Lipp

Mr. Lipp's practice encompasses all aspects of patent law including obtaining, managing, licensing, and enforcing patents and patent portfolios.  He has extensive experience in drafting and prosecuting utility and design applications, including reexamination and reissue applications, and appellate practice before the USPTO Board of Patent Appeals and Interferences. 

In the electrical, mechanical and software arts, he has worked in diversified technologies including wireless and communication networks, audio/video signal compression and encoding, digital rights management, semiconductor memory devices, display devices, headphones, printers, microphones, electrical generation machines, and integrated circuits.  He also has considerable experience in preparing infringement and validity opinions, drafting claims to cover industry standards, and in patent pool evaluation and administration.