Christopher A. Singh

Associate

Chris focuses his practice on intellectual property and technology law, with a particular emphasis in the area of patent preparation and prosecution. He is registered to practice before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. Chris regularly prepares and facilitates ongoing prosecution of patent applications at the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office in the electrical, mechanical, and computer science arts. He has prepared and prosecuted patent applications for inventions in a broad range of technologies including computer systems, software, networking, telecommunications, mobile and cloud computing, industrial automation, e-commerce, and medical devices. Prior to becoming an attorney, Chris was a network engineer for IBM Corporation in Poughkeepsie, New York, where he designed and maintained a variety of redundant network architectures. He also assisted in the deployment and administration of network security devices designed to protect data integrity.

Education & Admissions

Education

  • Purdue University

    (B.S., with Distinction, 2003)

  • University of Cincinnati College of Law

    (J.D., 2008)

Admissions

  • State of Ohio
  • U.S. Patent & Trademark Office

Experience

REPRESENTATIVE EXPERIENCE

  • Prepared and facilitated ongoing prosecution of patent applications at the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office in the electrical, mechanical, and computer science arts.
  • Coordinated filing and facilitated ongoing prosecution of PCT and foreign national patent applications.
  • Counseled clients on patent prosecution strategy.
  • Performed patentability studies and clearance studies related to various technologies.
  • Conducted IP mining sessions to assist start-up clients in identifying innovative aspects of new products and services for which patent protection may be desirable.
  • Prepared invention disclosure forms to facilitate in-depth disclosure of new innovations.

Publications & Presentations

Presentations

  • “Software Patents: A Moving Target,” The Circuit (October 2015)
  • “Learn the Basics of Protecting Your IP,” Central Kentucky Investors Council (CKIC) (November 2014)

Involvement

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS 
  • Ohio State Bar Association
  • Cincinnati Intellectual Property Law Association
  • Intellectual Property Owners Association (IPO)