F. Christopher Mizzo is a partner in Kirkland Ellis LLPs Washington, D.C. office.His... more
F. Christopher Mizzo is a partner in Kirkland Ellis LLPs Washington, D.C. office.His practice focuses on complex intellectual property litigation in the state and federal courts and the U.S. International Trade Commission, as well as counseling on technology-related matters.Mr. Mizzos experience includes representing clients ranging from Fortune Global 500 companies to smaller technology compa... view profile
I advise clients to protect theirIP assets and manage their IP risksin the... more
I advise clients to protect theirIP assets and manage their IP risksin the commercial marketplace, with an emphasis on patent transactional issues such as patent procurement, product clearance, due diligence of IP assets, the changing legal landscape in view of the America Invents Act, and IP-related agreements including licensing, joint development, cooperative research agreements, supply agre... view profile
If you a creative person, such as an artist, author, software developer, inventor, or business owner, you can use the services of an intellectual property lawyer to protect your ideas, images, or processes from being used without your consent. There are various types of intellectual property lawyers: There are copyright attorneys who help protect your unique ideas in things like music, film, software, paintings, and pictures. There are trademark attorneys who protect your valuable logos, images and slogans. There are patent attorneys who help you get government protection for your inventions. There are also licensing attorneys that write contracts which set the ground rules for others using your copyrights, trademarks, or patents.