Christopher T. Griffith
Chris is a founding partner of Green Griffith. As a seasoned IP trial lawyer with experience as lead counsel, Chris concentrates his practice in the pharmaceutical, chemical, biochemical and mechanical arts.
Chris has decades of experience in Hatch-Waxman litigation, leveraging his advocacy and technical skills to help clients shape successful litigation strategies. He has represented both patentees and defendants in actions before the U.S. District Courts and in appeals before the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit.
As a partner to his clients, Chris also provides strategic guidance in developing and managing IP portfolios. He is sought out for his ability to provide opinions and counseling on a wide variety of IP issues, including validity, infringement, patentability and trade secrets.
Additionally, Chris conducts due diligence investigations and possesses experience in reexaminations, reissues, inter partes review and post-grant proceedings under the AIA.
Chris enjoys lecturing and teaching, and is an adjunct professor at The John Marshall Law School, where he developed a Master’s level course in patent law.
Prior to co-founding Green Griffith in 2015, Chris was Corporate Secretary of Leydig, Voit & Mayer, Ltd. and served on its Board of Directors.