Christian Chessman

Christian Chessman is a trial lawyer whose practice focuses on patent litigation. Christian has represented clients across the technology spectrum, including 10X Genomics, Fujitsu, Guardant, HPE, LGE, Microsoft, Nike, NXP, and Samsung, as well as the world’s leading e-commerce marketplace and world-leading mobile communications device companies, among others. His experience covers a broad range of technologies, including microfluidic devices performing next-generation genetic sequencing; short-circuit control protection devices in semiconductors; multiband base-station antenna arrays; modular semiconductor contact probes; mobile check auto capture, transmission, and processing for financial institutions; and data packet demultiplexing over secure networks, among others. Christian’s trial experience includes bench and jury trials in federal court as well as hearings before the International Trade Commission, and his legal scholarship has been cited in state and federal courts of appeal in New York and California.

Before joining DLA Piper, Christian clerked for Chief Judge J. Rodney Gilstrap of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Texas, where he worked on the first jury trial on patent-eligible subject matter in the history of the United States.
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4:15 PM - 5:15 PM
Tuesday, June 6
An increasingly vocal group of critics complain that life-sciences patents are holding up…