Christopher Ricciuti: Lawyer with Oblon, Spivak, McClelland, Maier & Neustadt, L.L.P.

Christopher Ricciuti

Phone(703) 412-3527

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Practice Areas

  • Litigation
  • Post-Grant Patent Group
Contact InfoTelephone: (703) 412-3527
Facsimile: 703-413-2220
University Drexel University, B.S., Mechanical Engineering, magna cum laude
Law SchoolDrexel University Earle Mack School of Law, J.D., magna cum laude
AdmittedRegistered to practice before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office; Virginia; U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit; Eastern District of Virginia; Supreme Court of Virginia

Professional Affiliations

American Bar Association

American Intellectual Property Law Association (AIPLA)

Pauline Newman IP American Inn of Court


Christopher Ricciuti is an attorney in the firm's Patent Litigation and Post Grant Patent Proceedings groups. His primary focus is on litigating mechanical, electrical, and computer software patents in federal courts, along with pursuing and defending against patent validity challenges before the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO). Mr. Ricciuti regularly practices at the confluence of district court litigation and trial proceedings at the USPTO, includinginter partesreview trials.

Mr. Ricciuti's experience spans a wide range of technologies including consumer electronics and smartphones, cloud and distributed computing systems, electrical and mechanical technologies, embedded systems, communications protocols, and GPS systems. His practice also includes litigating abbreviated new drug application (ANDA) cases.

While in law school, Mr. Ricciuti served as a judicial extern for Judge Sue L. Robinson of the U.S. District Court for the District of Delaware. His responsibilities included drafting claim construction orders and drafting opinions touching on a variety of issues including false advertising in violation of the Lanham Act. Prior to attending law school, Mr. Ricciuti worked as a mechanical engineer for DuPont and Air Products and Chemicals.


Drexel University Earle Mack School of Law Excellence in Litigation Award and Outstanding Achievement in the Intellectual Property Law Concentration Award (2011)

Giles Sutherland Rich Memorial Patent Law Moot Court Competition: Awards for Best Advocate and Best Appellee Brief (2011)



The Ordinary Designer Trumps The Ordinary Observer in High Point Design v. Buyer's Direct
Thursday, September 12, 2013

Reported CasesRepresentative Matters: Represents a domestic sporting goods technology company in multiple patent infringement actions in various district courts concerning GPS-based golf rangefinders. Represents multiple Fortune 100 and 500 companies in inter partes review proceedings before the USPTO. Represented Fortune 100 company in numerous inter partes review proceedings before the USPTO, which resulted in a favorable settlement for the client of concurrent patent litigation proceedings. Represented domestic and foreign pharmaceutical companies in district court ANDA litigations. Represented domestic clothing retailer in successful Federal Circuit appeal regarding design patent infringement. Obtained reversal of summary judgment of patent invalidity issued against client.

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ITC Issues Advisory Opinion In Certain Sleep-Disordered Breathing Treatment Systems (337-TA-879)
Christopher Ricciuti,Eric W. Schweibenz, August 19, 2014
On August 11, 2014, the U.S. International Trade Commission (the "Commission") issued the public version of an advisory opinion ("AO") adopting-in-part and reversing-in-part ALJ Gildea's Initial Advisory Opinion ("IAO") in Certain Sleep-Disordered Breathing Treatment...

ITC Decides To Review In Part Final Initial Determination In Certain Compact Fluorescent Reflector Lamps (337-TA-872)
Christopher Ricciuti,Eric W. Schweibenz, April 15, 2014
On April 8, 2014, the International Trade Commission (“the Commission”) issued a notice in Certain Compact Fluorescent Reflector Lamps, Products Containing Same and Components Thereof (Inv. No. 337-TA-872). In the notice, the Commission determined to review, in part, ALJ David P....

ALJ Pender Rules on Motions for Summary Determination in Certain Cases for Portable Electronic Devices (337-TA-861/867)
Christopher Ricciuti,Eric W. Schweibenz, October 31, 2013
On October 17, 2013, ALJ Thomas B. Pender issued the public version of Order Nos. 15 and 16 (dated September 10, 2013 and September 17, 2013, respectively) granting-in-part Complainant Speculative Product Design, LLC’s (“Speck”) motion for partial summary determination regarding...
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Christopher Ricciuti

1940 Duke Street
AlexandriaVA 22314


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