Christopher Dodson

Dodson photo (grayscale)Christopher Dodson is a U.S. Patent and Trademark Office registered patent attorney. Christopher practices in all phases of patent and trademark law, having experience both in a law firm setting and in-house at a global pharmaceutical company. He concentrates his practice on U.S. and international patent preparation and prosecution, patentability and patent infringement analyses, licensing, and client counseling.

Christopher has extensive patent prosecution experience in the fields of electrical connectors, lead acid batteries, and solar panel technologies, as well as a wide variety of other mechanical devices. He also regularly prosecutes patent applications in the software, medical device, chemical, and biotechnological fields.

Christopher holds a B.S. in Chemistry from Emory University, where he performed biochemistry research and authored several academic papers. Christopher later attended graduate school at the University of Georgia, where he focused on synthetic organic chemistry, and, in particular, on synthetic carbohydrate chemistry. He also worked for many years as a Medicinal Chemist at GlaxoSmithKline, where he routinely designed and synthesized a wide variety of small molecules for drug discovery efforts. Additionally, Christopher worked as a patent agent at GlaxoSmithKline while attending Temple University’s Beasley School of Law.

Email: cdodson@ahpapatent.com

Admitted

2012, Registered Patent Attorney
2014, Commonwealth of Pennsylvania
2016, North Carolina

Education

Temple University Beasley School of Law (J.D. 2014)
University of Georgia (M.S. Chemistry 2005)
Emory University (B.S. Chemistry 2001)

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