Chris Lockwood practices in the areas of trademarks, business litigation, intellectual property, and government contract law. Chris is a shareholder with the Wilmer & Lee Government Contracts Practice Group and has successfully represented government contractors in a variety of matters including bid protests, size issues, contract disputes, and regulatory matters.
Chris has a diverse business litigation practice and has been recognized by Super Lawyers Mid-South Magazine as a “Rising Star” in the area of Business Litigation since 2015. Chris is admitted in Alabama and Tennessee, as well as various federal courts including the United States Court of Federal Claims, the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, and the Supreme Court of the United States. Chris frequently handles litigation cases in Madison County Circuit Court, as well as the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Alabama, and the U.S. Court of Federal Claims.
In addition to his litigation practice, Chris advises clients on intellectual matters, including federal and state trademark registrations, trade secrets, copyrights, as well as general business law and contract issues.
Chris completed his undergraduate degree in Philosophy at Mercer University, in Macon, Georgia. He received his law degree from the University of Georgia School of Law, cum laude, in 2009. During law school, Chris served as a Notes Editor for The Journal of Intellectual Property Law and was a competitor on the school’s mock trial team.
Note: The Alabama State Bar requires the following disclaimer/information:
"No representation is made that the quality of the legal services to be performed is greater than the quality of legal services performed by other lawyers."
|AL||Occupational License - Authorized to Practice||2009||07/19/2021|
|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Rising Star||Super Lawyers||2017|
|Rising Star||Super Lawyers||2016|
|Rising Star||Super Lawyers||2015|
|Attorney||Wilmer & Lee, P.A.||2009 - Present|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|Huntsville-Madison County Bar Association||Member||2009 - Present|
|Chattahoochee American Inn of Court||Pupil||2008 - 2009|
|The Journal of Intellectual Property Law||Notes Editor||2008 - 2009|
|The Journal of Intellectual Property Law||Editorial Board Member||2007 - 2008|
|Contract Management Magazine||Organizational Conflicts of Interest: Read FAR Subpart 9.5 at Your Own Peril!||2017|
|Albany Law Journal of Science and Technology||Biotechnology Industry Organization v. District of Columbia: A Preemptive Strike Against State Price Restrictions on Prescription Pharmaceuticals||2009|
|University of Georgia School of Law||JD - Juris Doctor||2009|
|Mercer University||BA - Bachelor of Arts||2005|
|Is This Legal? Practical Law Advice for Communicators||Intellectual Property||2018|
|Organizational Conflicts of Interest||Government Contracts||2018|
|Boyles v. Franklin County Commission, et al., 2015 WL 4876828 (N.D. Ala. 2015)||Summary judgment in federal employment litigation.|
|Flanagan Lumber Co., v. Tennison, 160 So.3d 801 (Ala. Civ. App. 2014).||Successful appeal of workers' compensation decision.|
|Marathon Constr. and Demolition v. King Metal Recycling and Processing Corp., 129 So. 3d 272 (Ala. 2013)||Successful appeal of preliminary injunction.|
|Fidelity Technologies, Inc. v. United States (COFC, 2018)||Successful defense of bid protest on behalf of awardee.|
|Orbis Sibro, Inc., B-415714 (GAO, 2018)||Successful bid protest sustained in favor of client.|
|ELEIT Technologies, Inc. v. United States (COFC, 2018)||Successful bid protest. Government corrective action in favor of client.|
|Straughan Environmental, Inc. v. United States (COFC, 2017)||Successful defense of bid protest on behalf of awardee.|
|Tec-Masters, Inc. v. United States (COFC, 2018)||Successful bid protest. Government corrective action in favor of client.|
Posted by Bill Rackley
Tue Mar 07 2017