Christian Chessman is a trial lawyer whose practice focuses on patent litigation. His experience covers a broad range of technologies, including microfluidic devices performing next-generation genetic sequencing; multiband base-station antenna arrays; modular semiconductor contact probes; check auto capture, transmission, and processing for financial institutions; and data packet demultiplexing over secure networks. Christian’s trial experience includes bench and jury trials in federal court as well as hearings before the International Trade Commission. 

Before joining DLA Piper, Christian clerked for Chief Judge J. Rodney Gilstrap of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Texas, where he worked on six patent trials, including the first jury trial on patent-eligible subject matter in the history of the United States.