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Christopher J. Stow is Senior Patent Attorney at Waters Corporation.  


Prior to moving in-house, Chris was an associate in the Intellectual Property group at Nutter McClennen and Fish LLP and a member of the firm’s Life Sciences practice. His practice focused on the prosecution of domestic and international patents in a variety of fields including medical instruments and devices, biotechnology, microfluidic applications, and various devices in the electrical and mechanical arts. Chris also provided strategic counsel to clients and manages patent portfolios for start-ups, mid-size businesses, large corporations, and academic institutions.


Chris’s professional career began at an intellectual property consulting firm where he led the Medical Devices Group. His work included analysis of competitor patent portfolios and products in support of litigation and due diligence projects. He also has considerable experience related to the development of I.P. portfolio strategies.


Chris’s consulting projects focused on minimally invasive medical devices, cardiac technologies, and vascular devices, and also included automotive technologies, heat exchangers, and other industrial technologies. Prior to joining Nutter, Chris was an intellectual property manager at Organogenesis Inc., a leading regenerative medicine company, where he helped develop the company’s intellectual property estate and assessed competitive and complementary technologies.



Practice areas


  1. Intellectual Property: 50%
  2. Patent Application: 20%
  3. Life Sciences & Biotechnology: 20%
  4. Trademark Application: 10%

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Boston, MA, 02035

Waters Corporation

34 Maple Street
Milford, MA



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Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Senior Patent AttorneyWaters Corporation2012 - Present
AssociateNutter McClennen & Fish LLP2008 - Present
Technical SpecialistNutter McClennen & Fish LLP2007 - 2008
Intellectual Property ManagerOrganogenesis Inc.2006 - 2007
Senior Analyst - Head of Medical Device GroupGlobal Prior Art, Inc.2005 - 2006
Senior Associate - Head of Mechanical GroupGlobal Prior Art, Inc.2002 - 2004
AssociateGlobal Prior Art, Inc.2000 - 2002
Association namePosition nameDuration
Boston Patent Law AssociationN/A2007 - Present
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Suffolk University Law SchoolN/AJuris Doctor2008
Massachusetts Institute of TechnologyMechanical EngineeringBachelor of Science2001