The Innovation Firm

Christopher K. Albert

Practice Areas

Technologies

Education

  • Tufts University, B.S. in Chemical Engineering
  • Tufts University, M.S. in Chemistry
  • Suffolk University Law School, J.D., magna cum laude

Professional Associations

  • Boston Patent Law Association, Former co-chair of the Chemical Patent Practice Committee

Christopher K. Albert

Christopher K. Albert Attorney

Christopher K. Albert

Principal
Boston office
617.607.5938

Chris is an intellectual property litigator and patent prosecutor with experience in a diverse array of technologies.

As an IP litigator, Chris represents clients in patent, trademark, and trade secret disputes.  Chris is adept at providing practical, pragmatic legal advice in complex matters.  His experience includes Hatch-Waxman ANDA disputes, life sciences patent cases, computer-related technology cases, and contested proceedings before the Patent Trial and Appeal Board.

Chris assists clients in obtaining worldwide patent protection and provides strategic management of complex patent portfolios.  He has prosecuted patents in a wide range of technologies within the fields of chemistry and biotechnology, including:

  • Cell culture methods (e.g., stem cell culture methods)
  • Dialysis systems, devices, and methods
  • Ion gauges
  • Membranes and filtration technologies
  • Natural product synthesis in plants and other hosts
  • Polymer chemistry
  • Transgenic mammals and plants
  • Treatment and detection of disease states
  • Vaccines and vaccine production

As a trusted counselor and advisor, clients rely on Chris to provide opinions regarding patent validity/invalidity and to conduct freedom-to-operate analyses.

Bar Admissions

  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit
  • U.S. District Court, District of Massachusetts
  • U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
  • Massachusetts

Representative Litigation Matters

  • Represented a patent owner in contract dispute with licensee
  • Represented generic pharmaceutical manufacturer in ANDA litigation involving topical corticosteroid
  • Represented generic pharmaceutical manufacturer in ANDA litigation pertaining to type II diabetes
     

Representative Patent Prosecution Matters:

  • Worldwide patent portfolio development of biotechnology applications for major university
  • Represented major drug company in ex parte reexamination of patent on a blockbuster therapeutic

Press Releases

  • Hamilton, Brook, Smith & Reynolds, P.C. Elects Alexander Adam, Ph.D. and Christopher Albert as Principals more
  • Numerous Firm Attorneys Appointed to Boston Patent Law Association Openings more
  • Christopher K. Albert Joins Hamilton Brook Smith Reynolds as an Associate more
Biography

Chris is an intellectual property litigator and patent prosecutor with experience in a diverse array of technologies.

As an IP litigator, Chris represents clients in patent, trademark, and trade secret disputes.  Chris is adept at providing practical, pragmatic legal advice in complex matters.  His experience includes Hatch-Waxman ANDA disputes, life sciences patent cases, computer-related technology cases, and contested proceedings before the Patent Trial and Appeal Board.

Chris assists clients in obtaining worldwide patent protection and provides strategic management of complex patent portfolios.  He has prosecuted patents in a wide range of technologies within the fields of chemistry and biotechnology, including:

  • Cell culture methods (e.g., stem cell culture methods)
  • Dialysis systems, devices, and methods
  • Ion gauges
  • Membranes and filtration technologies
  • Natural product synthesis in plants and other hosts
  • Polymer chemistry
  • Transgenic mammals and plants
  • Treatment and detection of disease states
  • Vaccines and vaccine production

As a trusted counselor and advisor, clients rely on Chris to provide opinions regarding patent validity/invalidity and to conduct freedom-to-operate analyses.

Representative Experience

Representative Litigation Matters

  • Represented a patent owner in contract dispute with licensee
  • Represented generic pharmaceutical manufacturer in ANDA litigation involving topical corticosteroid
  • Represented generic pharmaceutical manufacturer in ANDA litigation pertaining to type II diabetes
     

Representative Patent Prosecution Matters:

  • Worldwide patent portfolio development of biotechnology applications for major university
  • Represented major drug company in ex parte reexamination of patent on a blockbuster therapeutic
Education
  • Tufts University, B.S. in Chemical Engineering
  • Tufts University, M.S. in Chemistry
  • Suffolk University Law School, J.D., magna cum laude
Speaking Engagements
Professional Associations
  • Boston Patent Law Association, Former co-chair of the Chemical Patent Practice Committee
News
  • Hamilton, Brook, Smith & Reynolds, P.C. Elects Alexander Adam, Ph.D. and Christopher Albert as Principals more
  • Numerous Firm Attorneys Appointed to Boston Patent Law Association Openings more
  • Christopher K. Albert Joins Hamilton Brook Smith Reynolds as an Associate more
Bar Admissions
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit
  • U.S. District Court, District of Massachusetts
  • U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
  • Massachusetts

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