|Contact Info||Telephone: (703) 412-3527|
|University ||Drexel University, B.S., Mechanical Engineering, magna cum laude|
|Law School||Drexel University Earle Mack School of Law, J.D., magna cum laude|
|Admitted||Registered 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|
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)
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Thursday, September 12, 2013
|Reported Cases||Representative 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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