Christian B.E. Hines
Christian B.E. Hines is an Executive Advisory Board Member with About the Kids Foundation. Christian has spent more than a decade working with tech companies and within the field of Intellectual Property (IP). As an experienced IP and corporate attorney, Christian has a broad background in transactional and litigation work. As an example, he has vast experience prosecuting patents in the electrical, network, and software arts. In addition, he counsels clients regarding patentability, validity, and infringement issues. In addition, he has experience regularly negotiating and managing complex, significant transactions that are key to corporate growth and strategy such as, partnership agreements and licensing agreements.
As a respected subject matter expert, Christian has counseled private practice, tech companies, and the government. Currently, Christian lives in Chicago where he continues to diligently counsel tech startups at early stages.
Washington University School of Law, St. Louis, MO
Juris Doctor with Honors.
Washington University School of Engineering and Applied Science, St. Louis, MO, Bachelor of Science, Computer Science, cum laude.
Christian B.E. Hines and Justin Cook, If I Prioritize Examination of My Application, Should the Patent Office, Intellectual Prop. Today (2013);
Christian B.E. Hines, Will the Supreme Court Give Us Clear Direction on Inter Parties Reviews?, Inside Counsel (2016); and
Christian B.E. Hines and Thomas King, Supreme Court Pretty Much Affirms Changes to the U.S. Patent Litigation System, Inside Counsel (2016).