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Christopher McKenna

Patent Agent

Boston, MA

+1 857 400 9903
Christopher McKenna.

Overview

Chris is a Patent Agent in the field of computer and electronic technology, including circuit design, hardware applications, software, software applications, networking, block chain, supply chain logistics, optics and LED technology, image processing, artificial intelligence and machine learning technologies. Chris assists and has experience with:

  • All phases of preparation and prosecution of patent applications in the United States and foreign jurisdictions
  • Assessing patentability and developing patent protection strategies for a company’s innovations, business growth and success
  • Supporting litigation with infringement and non-infringement analysis
  • Assisting with Patent Trial and Appeal Board Procedures including interferences, reexamination proceedings, inter partes reviews (IPR), post-grant reviews, ex parte appeals, and other proceedings before the PTAB
  • Developing patent prosecution strategies for business growth and success
  • Supporting due diligence of patent portfolios in company transactions and merger and acquisitions

Experience

Chris received his Electrical Engineering degree from the University of Massachusetts, Lowell. For his senior capstone project, Chris utilized deep neural networks to train an algorithm to perform semantic segmentation for an aerial space

and defense company. While attaining his degree, Chris also worked at an engineering startup company in Boston as an electrical and software engineer. Outside of work, Chris enjoys hiking and powerlifting.