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Kirkland & Ellis LLP
1301 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W.
Washington, D.C., 20004
United States
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Chris Mizzo is a trial lawyer who focuses on complex commercial and intellectual property litigation. Over the past 20 years, Chris has gained extensive experience in all phases of litigation, has first- chaired high-stakes, bet-the-company cases, and routinely tries cases in federal and state courts and before the U.S. International Trade Commission. In addition to his trial work, Chris has experience conducting post-grant reviews before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. Chris represents and regularly advises a diverse number of clients in a broad range of industries, ranging from Fortune 100 companies to outstanding, innovative entrepreneurs.

Lawyer Rankings

United States > Intellectual property > Patents: litigation (International Trade Commission)

A true force to be reckoned with, Kirkland & Ellis LLP‘s practice impresses with an excellent track record acting in ITC investigations, having secured several precedent-setting rulings. Washington DC duo Gregg LoCascio and Paul Brinkman and New York’s Gregory Arovas stand out as the key experts of the group, which continues handling ITC cases across a wide range of technologies. Additionally the group manages appeals and the enforcement of exclusion orders with US Customs and Border Protection. Christopher Mizzo, who is also based in Washington DC, is another name to note. Helena Kiepura left in June 2021.