Christopher Palmisano is a registered patent attorney, admitted to practice in Minnesota and before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. His practice includes patent procurement, technical analyses including freedom-to-operate opinions and validity opinions, trademark prosecution, and counseling. Christopher especially enjoys working with startups and small organizations to develop and implement IP strategies through utility patents, design patents, trademarks, and trade secrets. Christopher has extensive prior experience in design, test, and manufacturing engineering roles, and as an officer of a startup manufacturing company. Prior to joining Schwegman, he was a design engineer at Electro-Voice, a division of Bosch Security Systems of North America, where he designed electro-mechanical transducers and other electronic and acoustic products. Christopher received his bachelor’s degree (magna cum laude) in Electrical Engineering from Illinois Institute of Technology in Chicago, and his law degree from William Mitchell College of Law in St. Paul.
William Mitchell College of Law
St. Paul, MN, 2012, J.D.
Staff editor, Cybaris Intellectual Property Law Review
Illinois Institute of Technology
Chicago, IL, 2005, B.S.E.E.
Magna Cum Laude
U.S. Patent and Trademark Office