Chris Gegg - Alston & Bird LLP

Chris Gegg

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2016
Phone: 704-444-1024

Chris Gegg counsels clients with regard to procuring, protecting, licensing, enforcing and defending intellectual property rights. Mr. Gegg's experience includes patent and copyright matters related to computer networks, hardware and software, as well as the electrical, mechanical, optical and business method arts. His practice involves extensive design patent and utility patent preparation and prosecution, patent infringement and patent validity matters. He also works on intellectual property transactional matters, including outsourcing and licensing agreements involving computer and Internet technologies and due diligence intellectual property investigations related to acquisitions of companies and patent portfolios. Mr. Gegg has been recognized as one of The Best Lawyers in America.

Additional Information

Other Admissions — U.S. Patent and Trademark Office

Experience
  • Counsel to a leading integrated device manufacturer of non-volatile memory for utility patents directed to semiconductor manufacturing and devices.
  • Counsel to a global supplier of touchscreen devices for utility and design patent matters for multiple touchscreen technologies and products, including surface acoustic wave (SAW), resistive, projected capacitive (pCap), acoustic pulse recognition (APR), infrared (IR) and optical devices.
  • Counsel to the leading health care supply chain expertise, analytics and contracting company for utility software patents directed to product sourcing solutions and information and data services.
  • Counsel to a leading provider of mobile Internet software technology and services, including mobile browsing and mobile gaming, for utility patents.
  • Counsel to a world leader in mobile communications and mobile phone manufacturing for utility patent matters and patent non-infringement and validity investigation matters.
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  • Counsel to the largest sanctioning body of motor sports in the United States in various intellectual property matters, including design and utility patent matters.
  • Counsel to one of the largest worldwide oil and gas exploration and production companies, with refining and marketing operations in the United States and the United Kingdom, for various intellectual property matters.
  • Counsel to the world’s largest combined manufacturer of commercial jetliners and military aircraft for utility patent matters.
  • Counsel to one of the world’s largest eyewear designers and manufacturers for design patent matters.
  • Counsel to a leading multinational company in child car seating, strollers and accessories.
  • Counsel to clients in the United States, Canada, Mexico, Brazil, Australia, China, Taiwan, Korea, Japan, Austria, France, Germany, Finland, Sweden, Spain, Switzerland and United Kingdom, with patent experience in over 30 countries and jurisdictions worldwide.
  • Counsel to corporate and university clients, individual inventors and start-up companies.
Wabash CollegeBA Wake Forest UniversityJ.D.

Office Location

Bank of America Plaza, Suite 4000
101 South Tryon Street
Charlotte, NC 28280-4000
United States


Practice Areas

Patent Law