Christopher K. Hu


Christopher Hu concentrates his practice in intellectual property litigation. He has more than 35 years of experience representing a broad spectrum of clients in patent and trade secret cases and disputes involving a wide range of technologies, including:

  • e-commerce
  • computers
  • telecommunications devices
  • medical products
  • chemicals
  • pharmaceuticals
  • consumer products
  • mechanical devices

Christopher speaks frequently at industry events on topics such as the interaction between the Leahy-Smith America Invents Act (“AIA”) and litigation, including patent litigation.


  • Defended Barnes & Noble, against Alcatel-Lucent in litigation over patents asserted against website features and e-reader.
  • Defended Barnes & Noble, against Xerox in litigation over patents asserted against website features.
  • Defended W.L. Gore & Associates, Inc., against Edwards Life Sciences over patents relating to modular stent-grafts.
  • Defended W.L. Gore & Associates, Inc. against Medtronic over patents relating to stent-grafts.
  • Defended W.L. Gore & Associates, Inc. against Andersen Windows over a patent relating to low visibility insect screens.
  • Defended Sensormatic against Checkpoint over a patent relating to RF anti-theft labels
  • Defended Rheem Manufacturing Co. against Freedom Flow over a patent relating to water heater drain valves.
  • Represented W.L. Gore & Associates, Inc. in a trade secret litigation in Arizona state court against a departing employee.
  • Defended IBM in litigation against TM Patents over patents relating to RAID data storage devices, message routing in parallel processors and DRAM memory controllers.
  • Represented Glaxo against SKB in a litigation and related interference over patents relating to anti-nausea drugs.
  • Represented DuPont in litigation against BASF and Monsanto over sulfonated nylon co-polymers used in stain-resistant carpets.



  • American Bar Association
  • American Intellectual Property Law Association
Professional Activities

Chris is a member of the Board of Overseers for the Thayer School of Engineering at Dartmouth College.



  • New York


  • Dartmouth College, AB
  • Dartmouth College, BE
  • Columbia Law School, JD