Christopher J. Renk

Arnold & Porter

Practice Area: IP & IP Litigation

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  • 2014
  • 2019
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“Mr. Renk is extremely efficient in everything he does.”
“He is extraordinarily valuable to us.”


Christopher Renk focuses his practice on litigating patent, trademark, copyright, trade secret, false advertising and unfair competition cases. His broad experience includes successful representation of both plaintiffs and defendants as lead and co-counsel in jury trials, bench trials and appeals. His cases have involved a broad range of topics, including computer software, consumer electronics, product designs, electrical controls, internet content delivery, medical and surgical devices, heat transfer, distilled spirits, contact lenses, fuel injection systems, athletic footwear and textiles processing.

Mr. Renk is a registered patent attorney. In addition to his active practice, he is a fellow of the American Bar Foundation and is a Member of the Sedona Conference Working Group on Patent Remedies. He has served as an Adjunct Professor of Law at the Georgetown University Law Center and serves at Northwestern University Law School, where he teaches Patent Trial Practice and Patent Litigation II. He is a contributing author of the Patent Litigation Strategies Handbook (Fourth Edition), BNA, 2015; Patent Litigation (Third Edition), PLI, 2015; and Patent Trial Advocacy Casebook (Third Edition), ABA, 2015.

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