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Venable LLP
NEW YORK, NY 10020
United States
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Work Department

Intellectual Property: Litigation • Pharmaceuticals • Biotechnology • Energy • Financial Services • SemiConductor Technologies • Telecommunications & Networks.




Christopher P. Borello practices complex patent litigation in a wide variety of technologies, including pharmaceuticals, biotechnology, mechanical devices, and computer technology. Mr. Borello has represented both plaintiffs and defendants and has experience litigating cases that fall under the Hatch-Waxman Act. Prior to joining Fitzpatrick, Cella, Harper & Scinto, Mr. Borello was a senior engineer for a national engineering firm. While in law school, Mr. Borello was an editor of the Pace Environmental Law Review


Federal Circuit Bar Association; New York Bar Association; New York Intellectual Property Law Association.


J.D., magna cum laude, Pace University, 2002 M.E., Environmental Engineering, Manhattan College, 1998 B.E., Civil Engineering, Cooper Union, 1995.

Lawyer Rankings

United States > Intellectual property > Patents: litigation (full coverage)

(Next Generation Partners)

Christopher BorelloVenable LLP

Venable LLP acquired New York IP boutique Fitzpatrick, Cella, Harper & Scinto and now has particular strength in the electronics and life science sectors, with an especially busy practice for branded pharmaceutical companies. Michael Sandonato, who chairs the ITC litigation practice with Edmund Haughey, obtained a precedential PTAB decision for long-standing client Canon regarding five ultimately denied follow-on IPRs that General Plastic Industrial had filed. Nicholas Kallas successfully defended two Novartis patents covering the use of the drug Afinitor against invalidity claims brought forward by West-Ward Pharmaceuticals in the district court of Delaware. Washington DC’s Justin Oliver directs the PTAB practice, while Justin Pierce, also in Washington DC, chairs the intellectual property department with New York’s Dominick CondeScott Reed and Washington DC-based Megan Woodworth jointly head the intellectual property litigation practice. Christopher Borello in New York is also noted. Charlotte Jacobsen joined Ropes & Gray LLP before the merger, and Tamany Vinson Bentz joined DLA Piper LLP (US). Additional clients include biopharmaceutical player Alkermes, Sanofi and Allergan.