Christopher G. Duerden is a patent attorney whose practice focuses on IP litigation. He has worked on a variety of International Trade Commission cases involving mechanical, electrical, software, and computer engineering technology.
Prior to joining Mintz, Chris was a project attorney in the Boston office of a national, multi-practice law firm. Working with the patent prosecution team, he drafted responses to USPTO Office Actions involving telecommunications.
Earlier Chris founded and ran a company that developed and sold kits for a Linux-powered gaming system. He later sold the company to an established gaming hardware company, which still produces his kits.
He also worked for United Electric Controls — first as a manufacturing engineer and later as the prototype and development department manager — and as an engineer at Goodyear Dunlop Tires. His law school program included an IP concentration with a focus on patent law.
Suffolk University (JD, with distinction)
Syracuse University (BS, Mechanical Engineering)
ADMISSIONS : Massachusetts, United States Patent and Trademark Office