Christopher Spletzer focuses his practice on all phases of intellectual property law with a focus on patent and trademark procurement, counseling and analysis. He also has significant experience in drafting and reviewing contracts related to intellectual property, including license agreements (including service-level agreements), non-disclosure agreements, joint development agreements, escrow agreements and corporate purchase agreements. He has managed various intellectual property issues related to corporate transactions including mergers, acquisitions and divestitures.
Prior to joining Stradley Ronon, Christopher worked in-house at a major international corporation as IP counsel for 10 years. Before working in-house, he was an associate at a major IP firm prosecuting patent applications and providing opinions of counsel related to patent matters. Prior to becoming an attorney, Christopher worked as a principal electrical engineer at Occidental Chemical Corporation and as an engineering trainee at PECO Energy Company.
Christopher has served as an adjunct professor at Widener University School of Law.