PeopleChristopher D. Bright

Christopher D. Bright

PeopleChristopher D. Bright

  • The George Washington University Law School (J.D. with honors, 1999)
  • University of California, San Diego (B.S., Physics, 1996)

  • The Howard T. Markey Intellectual Property American Inn of Court, Orange County, Board Member (2020-2021)
  • The Howard T. Markey Intellectual Property American Inn of Court, Orange County, Barrister Member (2018-2021)

  • "The Doctrine of Equivalents in the Medtech Arena," Co-Author, Life Sciences Intellectual Property Review (September 18, 2020)
  • "Cellular SEP Owners Score Two Victories In Europe," Co-Author, JD Supra (September 11, 2020)
  • "IP Roundtable: Wrapping Up 2019 and What to Expect in 2020," Speaker (December 10, 2019) 
  • "Medtech Revolution: Latest Trends in Medical Devices in the US and Japan," Speaker (June 28, 2019)  
  • "Joint IP Academy Series in Tokyo: A Practical Guide for Chinese and US Patent Practices," Speaker (February 14, 2019) 

  • The Best Lawyers in America®, Intellectual Property Law (2020)
  • Recommended, Intellectual Property: Patents: Litigation (Full Coverage), The Legal 500 US (2019, 2020) 
  • Recommended, Intellectual Property: Patents: Licensing, The Legal 500 US (2019)
  • Recognized for contributions to the Pro Bono Program of the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California (2011, 2017)  

  • Pro bono case assignments for the Public Law Center of Orange County
  • Pro bono civil rights case assignments for the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California

  • Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP, Equity Partner (2018-2021)
  • McDermott Will & Emery LLP (1999-2018)
    • Capital Partner (2011-2018)
    • Income Partner (2005-2010)
    • Associate (1999-2004)

  • California
  • District of Columbia
  • United States Patent and Trademark Office

  • United States Court of Appeals, Federal Circuit
  • United States District Court, Central District of California
  • United States District Court, Northern District of California
  • United States District Court, Southern District of California
  • United States District Court, Eastern District of Texas