Chris Cotropia is an expert in patent law and other areas of intellectual property law. He provides consulting and expert services on numerous intellectual property issues. He has also testified before the Senate Judiciary Committee, Federal Trade Commission, and the United States International Trade Commission on patent law issues.
He is an Austin Owen Fellow and Professor of Law at the University of Richmond School of Law, where he is also a member of the School’s Intellectual Property Institute. He teaches intellectual property law, computer law, and property. He has authored numerous articles and book chapters in the areas of patent law and intellectual property law.
Chris clerked for the Honorable Alvin A. Schall of the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit. He also practiced at the Washington, DC office of Fish & Richardson PC. Before joining the faculty at Richmond Law School, he was an associate professor of law at Tulane University School of Law where he was the C.J. Morrow Research Professor for the 2005-06 academic year in recognition of his productivity as a scholar.
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