Faculty Biography

Christopher Marchese

Adjunct Professor of Law

  • JD, 1992, George Washington University Law School
  • BA, 1987, University of Kentucky
  • BS, 1987, Centre College of Kentucky

Areas of Expertise

Professor Marchese teaches patent litigation.

Professional Experience

Marchese is a principal in the Southern California office of Fish & Richardson. His practice focuses on patent litigation in relation to computer/electrical technology, software, and communications. In addition to patent litigation, Marchese also represents clients in cases involving trademarks, copyrights, unfair competition, and trade secrets.

Key Works

Marchese co-authored the treatise Patent Damages Law & Practice (West Group Publishing, 1999) which is updated annually. He co-authors a blog focused on patent damages. His articles include "Patent Damages" in 17 Corporate Counsel Review 3 (1998); "Patent Infringement and Future Lost Profits Damages" in 26 Arizona State Law Journal 747 (1994); and "Challenging Subject Matter Jurisdiction in Patent Infringement Suits" in 61 University of Missouri Kansa City Law Review 635 (1993).

Fall 2014 Classes

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