Christopher M. Gerson
Partner, New York
Christopher Gerson’s practice focuses on patent litigation relating to a number of technologies and industries, including computer processors and architecture, security and encryption software, mobile devices, infrastructure equipment used in telephone networks, semiconductor technology, and hearing aid technology. Chris has been a member of numerous trial teams for various Fortune 500 clients, including leading hardware, software, and telephony companies. He has also prepared inter partes review (IPR) petitions and successfully defended the validity of multiple patents challenged in IPR proceedings.
Defended a leading computing company in a patent infringement action in the Northern District of Georgia, where the plaintiff alleged infringement of a patent related to computer processing technology. Helped develop defenses for the defendant, and obtained testimony that proved the patent was invalid, did not cover the defendant's products and suffered from multiple flaws. The court granted summary judgment of invalidity, finding all asserted claims of the patent invalid on multiple grounds. The court also issued a claim construction order, which forced the plaintiff to admit non-infringement.