Intellectual Property Litigator Christopher D. Bright Joins Orange County Office of Snell & Wilmer

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ORANGE COUNTY, Calif. - April 14, 2021 - PRLog -- Snell & Wilmer is pleased to announce that veteran intellectual property litigator Christopher D. Bright has joined as a partner in the firm's expanding Orange County office.

Bright has over 20 years of experience litigating patent cases for clients across the United States. Bright also has extensive experience in Inter Partes Review (IPR) proceedings before the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB), has counseled clients in global patent licensing negotiations and performed patent due diligence for mergers and acquisitions. Drawing upon his deep scientific experience, degree in physics, and talent for simplifying complex concepts, he has skillfully tried numerous patent cases in U.S. federal district courts and before the International Trade Commission (ITC) and the PTAB. Bright has extensive experience positioning cases for trial, including crafting patent claim constructions, and representing clients at summary judgment hearings.

"We continually look for gifted lawyers and strategic growth opportunities that enhance our ability to serve our clients," said Ketan S. Vakil, managing partner of Snell & Wilmer's Orange County office and co-chair of the firm's intellectual property group. "Christopher is a proven IP litigator and trusted advisor with an outstanding reputation in the legal and business community, especially in the electronics, life sciences and technology sectors. His extensive experience in patent litigation and IPR proceedings will add to our existing IPR practice and strengthens the intellectual property litigation services we offer. We are pleased to welcome Christopher to our firm."

Bright has experience across a variety of sectors and industries, with a particular focus on the electronics, life sciences and technology sectors. He has litigated and counseled on a broad array of patents in the areas of automotive and mobility products, computers and computer networks, consumer electronics, mechanical devices, medical devices, semiconductors and integrated circuits, and software, including patented technologies concerning cloud computing, Internet of Things, LTE, secure data storage, streaming media, USB, WiFi, smart devices, bioprosthetic heart valves, image-guided surgical navigation, needleless medical connectors, ultrasound medical imaging, light emitting diodes (LEDs), semiconductor processing, AI and Big Data driven internet marketing software, antivirus software, and emergency notification software, among many others. For more information about Bright's practice, visit

About Snell & Wilmer
Founded in 1938, Snell & Wilmer is a full-service business law firm with more than 450 attorneys practicing in 15 locations throughout the United States and in Mexico, including Orange County, Los Angeles, and San Diego, California; Phoenix and Tucson, Arizona; Denver, Colorado; Washington, D.C.; Boise, Idaho; Las Vegas and Reno, Nevada; Albuquerque, New Mexico; Portland, Oregon; Salt Lake City, Utah; Seattle, Washington; and Los Cabos, Mexico. The firm represents clients ranging from large, publicly traded corporations to small businesses, individuals and entrepreneurs. For more information, visit

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