Christopher P. Isaac focuses his practice on litigation and client counseling in a variety of chemical, electrical, and mechanical disciplines. He has represented clients as both plaintiffs and defendants before numerous U.S. courts in virtually all phases of complex district court lawsuits involving patents, trademarks, trade secrets, and antitrust issues.
Chris has actively participated in dozens of court hearings, including complex discovery disputes, jurisdictional hearings, bifurcation hearings, summary judgment hearings, and Markman hearings. In addition to actual experience in the courtroom, Chris has taken or defended more than a hundred depositions of fact and expert witnesses, including inventors, patent law experts, technical experts, and damages experts.
His experience in all aspects of discovery and motion practice is extensive. He has coordinated overall case strategy and day-to-day litigation activities in dozens of high-value litigations for clients such as, Sony, Coca-Cola, Topcon, BTG, and Organon Teknika.
Chris also has particular experience in client counseling. He advises clients on legal and legal-related management issues. He has lectured on topics such as litigation strategy and strategy relating to building and exploiting an intellectual property portfolio.
Chris has been recognized for his patent prosecution, re-examinations, and post-grant proceedings practice by The Legal 500 U.S. and as an “IP Star” in Virginia by Managing Intellectual Property.
- George Washington University, National Law Center J.D., with honors, 1987
- University of Pittsburgh B.S., Mechanical Engineering, 1981
- District of Columbia
- U.S. Court of Appeals, Federal Circuit
- U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
Professional Activities :
- District of Columbia Bar
- Virginia State Bar
- American Intellectual Property Law Association
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