Christopher W. Raimund Joins Offit Kurman in Virginia
Tysons Corner, VA | January 3, 2017 Offit Kurman continues to gain momentum as a rapidly expanding law firm in Tysons Corner, Virginia with the addition a new principal Christopher W. Raimund. A former patent examiner at the US Patent & Trademark Office, Mr. Raimund leverages his extensive knowledge of intellectual property law to assist clients with patent prosecution, patent inter partes proceedings and related IP matters. He joins Offit Kurman’s IP practice group as a principal-level attorney.
“I am excited to be joining Offit Kurman. The firm’s strong corporate presence in the Washington, D.C. area and commitment to growth make the firm a great fit for my diverse IP practice.”
Mr. Raimund has prepared and prosecuted hundreds of patent applications in a variety of technological fields including chemicals, pharmaceuticals, cosmetics, semiconductors, semiconductor processing, software and biotechnology. Mr. Raimund has also drafted numerous patent opinions, including patentability, non-infringement, and freedom-to-operate opinions. Mr. Raimund has also worked extensively on patent reexamination proceedings, both ex parte and inter partes, and has been involved in a number of patent interference proceedings.
Prior to joining Offit Kurman, Mr. Raimund was a Partner at a private law firm in Washington, D.C. Before entering private practice, Mr. Raimund was a patent examiner at the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office for over 9 years, serving as a Primary Patent Examiner for the last 5 years of his tenure. As an examiner, Mr. Raimund examined patent applications in the chemical arts (Technology Center 1700), predominantly in the composite materials, adhesive bonding, coatings, plastic shaping, textiles, and synthetic resin technology areas. While an Examiner, Mr. Raimund issued over 500 patents. Prior to working at the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office, Mr. Raimund worked as a materials and process development engineer for a private company.
“Chris adds a true wealth of knowledge and experience to our intellectual property group in Virginia,” said Timothy Lynch, Managing Partner of Offit Kurman. “He is certain to find a home among our many skilled attorneys in the region.”
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