Patent Attorney



Chris is an expert in patent law about which he lectures at University of Warsaw. He handles patent prosecution & invalidation proceedings. He is also involved in patent litigation where he masterminds technical argumentation for clients.

He has strong scientific credentials, confirmed by a PhD degree in chemistry supported by experience in lab & clinical trials. He is a long standing member of Polish Chemical Society and ex-board member of one of its sections. Simultaneously, he adopts a business oriented approach which is valued by clients.

Highlights of professional experience include:

  • patent revocation proceedings in the area of pharma, chemistry, and mechanics,
  • patent prosecution proceedings relating to second medical use inventions which include plausibility matters,
  • SPC prosecution cases in the Polish Patent Office concerning second medical use and functional claims.

Chris advises clients from sectors such as pharma, chemistry, energy, and IT.

Education & Qualifications

  • PhD in organic chemistry at University of Warsaw, Faculty of Chemistry (2015),
  • Lecturer in patent law (University of Warsaw, Warsaw Technical University, Polish Chemical Society),
  • Postgraduate studies in marketing of pharmaceutical products at University of Warsaw (2012),
  • Completed clinical trials training confirmed by Good Clinical Practice certificate (2014).

Selected publications

  • Comprehensive Enantioselective Organocatalysis: Catalysts, Reactions, and Applications (21. “Non-Classical” Activation of Organocatalytic Reactions (Pressure, Microwave Irradiation.)),Wiley-VCH Verlag, 2013,
  • An Efficient Organocatalytic Method for Highly Enantioselective Michael Addition of Malonates to Enones Catalyzed by Readily Accessible Primary Amine-Thiourea Organic Letters (American Chemical Society), 2012,
  • High-Pressure Accelerated Asymmetric Organocatalytic Friedel–Crafts Alkylation of Indoles with Enones: Application to Quaternary Stereogenic Centers Construction Organic Letters (American Chemical Society), 2012.


  • Polish Chamber of Patent Attorneys,
  • International Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property (AIPPI)