Christopher L. Wright, Ph.D.

Washington, DC

Christopher Wright is an associate in the firm’s Intellectual Property Department, focusing his practice on patent matters. He has extensive experience drafting and prosecuting global patent applications and in post-grant proceedings and intellectual property litigation support. He has also worked on trade secret litigation and patent licensing matters.

Chris has a background in neuroscience and is highly knowledgeable in immunology, stem cells, vaccines, antibodies, genetic engineering, molecular biology, and small molecules. Prior to his legal career, Chris was a Research Associate in the Department of Pharmacology at the University of Maryland, School of Medicine.



University of Maryland, Francis King Carey School of Law (J.D., cum laude, 2014)

University of Maryland, Baltimore, Graduate School (Ph.D., Neuroscience, 2009)

University of Maryland, College Park, College of Life Sciences (B.S., Physiology/Neurobiology, 2002)

University of Maryland, College Park, College of Arts and Humanities (B.A., Art History, 2002)


District of Columbia


United States Patent and Trademark Office