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Christopher J. Owens


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Intellectual Property

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Christopher J. Owens is an Associate with Leech Tishman and a member of the Intellectual Property Practice Group. He is also a member of the LaunchPad legal group, dedicated to providing legal services to start-ups. Chris is based in Leech Tishman’s Pittsburgh office, where he focuses his practice on all aspects of intellectual property law including patents, trademarks, copyrights and trade secrets.

Chris regularly handles matters including preparation and prosecution of U.S. patent applications, preparation and prosecution of U.S. trademark applications, patent and trademark litigation matters, oppositions of U.S. trademark applications, patent searches and instructing foreign associates regarding patent prosecution. He has experience with various technologies including mechanical tooling design, medical devices, environmental remediation systems, industrial materials, metal alloys and composites.


J.D., cum laude, University of Pittsburgh School of Law
M.B.A., University of Pittsburgh, Joseph M. Katz School of Business
B.S. in Engineering, University of Pittsburgh

Court Admissions

U.S. Patent and Trademark Office

Professional Memberships

American Inn of Court
American Intellectual Property Law Association
Pittsburgh Intellectual Property Law Association


University of Pittsburgh School of Law Journal of Law and Commerce(Associate Editor)

Community Involvement

Animal Care and Assistance Fund (Board Member)