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Christian Chu

Fish & Richardson P. C., Partner

Washington, District of Columbia
Christian Chu is a principal in the Washington, D.C., office of Fish & Richardson P.C. His practice emphasizes intellectual property and technology licensing and litigation, in a vast range of technical areas, including in the areas of chemistry, biotechnology, mechanical and electrical engineering, semiconductor, non-volatile memory, software, displays, and wireless technologies. A trial attorney experienced in all phases of litigation, Mr. Chu has tried many cases, including before the U.S. International Trade Commission where he is considered one of the top patent litigators. Mr. Chu's work at the ITC has led him to be recognized as one of the best international trade patent attorneys in the country. He was named to the IAM Patent 1000: The World's Leading Patent Professionals (2016-2021) and to "The Best Lawyers in America" list by The Best Lawyers in America© (2021). He was also selected as an International Trade "Rising Star" by Law360 and as a D.C. Rising Star by National Law Journal in 2014. Mr. Chu is active as a writer and lecturer on issues relevant to the intellectual property bar. For example, he was the author of a widely cited article in the Berkeley Technology Law Journal that analyzed statistical trends in Federal Circuit jurisprudence. Mr. Chu previously served as the vice chair and co-chair of the law clerks and students committee of the Federal Circuit Bar Association and was a faculty member at the Minnesota Bar CLE seminar "Patent Enforcement and Defense." Cognizant of the importance of promoting diversity and inclusion within the firm, Mr. Chu actively mentors diverse attorneys. He is a supporter of the Lambda Legal Defense Fund, which works to ensure that the rights of all LGBTQ individuals are protected, and AHC Inc., which develops affordable housing in the Greater Washington DC region. Mr. Chu was previously a judicial clerk for the Honorable Raymond C. Clevenger III of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit (2002-2003), and for Chief Judge Marilyn L. Huff of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of California (2001-2002). He also worked as a litigation law clerk and summer associate for Fish & Richardson (1999-2001). Mr. Chu has technical experience as an associate consultant for the healthcare and pharmaceutical management consulting firm Axon Group Inc. (1997-1998), as a research associate for Howard Hughes Medical Institute (1995-1997), and as a research assistant for the University of California at Irvine (1992-93).

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