Chris Hodge's intellectual property experience includes support in international trade secret litigation, technology licensing, patent prosecution, and business reorganization. Chris utilizes his electrical engineering background to assist clients on high-tech patent and trade secret matters ranging from technology licensing support, freedom to operate, patent application drafting, office action response drafting, drafting claim charts, and litigation research.
Chris's practice involves numerous technologies in the high-tech and biotech areas, including artificial intelligence (AI), bioinformatics, semiconductor devices, network architecture, memory systems, and software architecture. Chris previously worked as a research assistant to simulate and model advancements in control systems, where he developed a technical background in VHDL (very high-speed integrated circuit hardware description language), MATLAB (matrix laboratory), LTSpice (circuit simulator), and Python (programming language).
Chris also actively supports the Firm's bro bono initiatives, including assisting clients with navigating asylum proceedings with Jones Day's Border Project and discovery support for Jones Day's Constitutional Policing and Civil Justice Reform (CPR) Initiative.
- University of San Diego (J.D. cum laude 2020, with a concentration in Intellectual Property and Technology Law; B.A./B.S. in Electrical Engineering cum laude 2017)