CHRISTOPHER HANBA
Litigator
& Partner at CKL

As a partner for Connor Kudlac Lee, Mr. Chirstopher Hanba concentrates his practice on intellectual property related matters, focusing on patent litigation and counseling. He has extensive litigation experience in the Federal Courts and International Trade Commission, as trial and strategic counsel. He is experienced in matters involving cellular technology, semiconductors, microprocessors, DRAM and NAND flash memory architecture, computer systems, software, network technology, mobile devices, biotechnology, digital camera technology, internet technology, medical devices, automotive devices, sensor technology, and software-based medical infrastructure services. In addition, he has been involved in numerous intellectual property matters in Asia.

Prior to his career in law, Chris was a software consultant for seven years. See Chris’ full CV here.

Education
J.D., University of New Hampshire Franklin Pierce School of Law, 2006
Honors: Pierce Law Review, Editor-in-Chief; Saul Lefkowitz Moot Court
B.B.A., Computer Information Systems, University of Michigan, 1997

Experience
Partner, Honigman LLP, October 2016 – May 2020
Partner, K&L Gates LLP, September 2008 – October 2016
Associate, Bowditch & Dewey, LLP, 2007 – 2008
Law Clerk to the Honorable Samuel Der-Yeghiayan, United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois, 2006 – 2007
Judicial Extern to the Honorable Arthur J. Gajarsa, United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, May 2005 – August 2005

Areas of Practice
Intellectual Property Litigation
Commercial Litigation

Bar Admissions
Texas (pending)
Illinois
Massachusetts
Michigan
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois
U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts
U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan
U.S. District Court for the Eastern and Western Districts of Texas