Christopher K. Hu

Biography

Chris Hu focuses his practice on intellectual property litigation. He has more than 35 years of experience representing clients of all sizes in patent and trade secret cases covering a wide range of technologies including computers and telecommunications, medical devices, chemicals, consumer products, mechanical devices, e-commerce, and pharmaceuticals. More specifically, he has significant experience litigating cases brought by non-practicing entities as well as Hatch-Waxman cases.

Chris handles cases both at the district court level and in the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit.

Experience

  • 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.

Affiliations

Professional Activities

Chris is an emeritus member of the Board of Advisors of the Thayer School of Engineering at Dartmouth College.

He serves as co-chair of Practising Law Institute’s “Patent Litigation: Advanced Techniques & Best Practices” program.

Credentials

Admissions

  • New York
  • U.S. District Court - Eastern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court - Southern District of New York
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit
  • Supreme Court of the United States

Education

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