Christopher Daley-Watson has over two decades of patent procurement and analysis experience focusing particularly on telecommunications, data management, and software. He counsels clients on intellectual property law and related litigation, with a focus on patent and design protection for business methods and various technologies including wireless communications, computer architecture, data management, security/encryption, user interface (both software and hardware), machine vision, automated data collection, and computer input/output devices, to name a few.
In addition to procuring patents in these fields, Christopher has represented numerous technology companies with patent due diligence, third party patent analysis, and preparation of S-1, merger and licensing documents, all related to corporate finance and M&A transactions.
Christopher also advises clients on establishing internal patent procurement programs, innovation audits, competitive analysis, and international patent prosecution strategies. He has assisted clients in internal audits and counseling regarding standards-based inventions, including internal procedures to establish processes to ensure inventions are reviewed for possible submission to standards bodies. Additionally, he assists clients in patent portfolio management and patent monetization strategies.
Christopher has an undergraduate degree in Electrical Engineering.