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Partner - Christopher Evans

Bank of America Plaza
901 Main Street, Suite 3300
Dallas, Texas 75202
214-593-9118 (Direct)
214-593-9110 (Firm)
214-593-9111 (Fax)
cevans@shorechan.com

Biography

Mr. Evans's practice primarily involves representing universities and R&D centers in their patent licensing and patent litigation efforts.

Mr. Evans received a B.S. in industrial engineering from the Pennsylvania State University in 2003 and his J.D. from Southern Methodist University in 2008, where he graduated magna cum laude and was invited into the Order of the Coif.

In law school, Mr. Evans served as an Articles Editor for the SMU Law Review Association and also completed an externship with the Honorable A. Joe Fish, Chief District Judge of the United States District Court for the Northern District of Texas.

Before joining Shore Chan DePumpo LLP, Mr. Evans was an associate at Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP in Dallas. Prior to law school, Mr. Evans's worked for American Airlines and JELD-WEN as an industrial engineer.

Representations

Trustees of Boston University v. Everlight Electronics Co., Ltd., et al (D. Mass.)
Represents Boston University in a patent infringement action involving GaN LEDs. After a 10 day trial, the jury returned a $13.65 million dollar verdict for Boston University finding the patent willfully infringed and not invalid.

Advanced Data Access LLC v. Nanya Corp. et al. (Eastern District of Texas)
Represented Nanya in multi-patent infringement action involving DRAM.

Industrial Technology Research Institute v. LG Corp. et al. (Southern District of California)
Represented national Taiwanese research institute in multi-patent infringement action involving MEMS microphone and multi-frequency band antenna patents.

Industrial Technology Research Institute v. LG Corp. et al. (District of New Jersey)
Represented national Taiwanese research institute in patent infringement action involving a heat exchanger patent.

Silicon Storage Technology, Inc. v. Xicor LLC (Northern District of California)
Represented Xicor LLC in declaratory action of patent non-infringement involving a non-volatile memory patent.

Greenliant Systems, Inc. v. Xicor LLC (Northern District of California)
Represented Xicor LLC in declaratory action of patent non-infringement involving a non-volatile memory patent.

Greenliant Systems, Inc. v. Xicor, LLC (Federal Circuit)
Represented Appellant Xicor LLC in appeal from district court order that invalidated several reissued patent claims under the rule against recapture.

Xicor LLC v. Silicon Storage Technology Inc. et al. (California Superior Court, County of Santa Clara)
Represented Xicor LLC in action involving alleged trade secret misappropriation of semiconductor manufacturing processes and other business related torts.

Education

JD, magna cum laude, Southern Methodist University, Dedman School of Law, 2008, Order of the Coif
B.S., Industrial Engineering, Pennsylvania State University, 2003

Publications and Speaking Engagements

Speaker, Annual IP Symposium, Indiana University McKinney School of Law, Indianapolis, Indiana, "Presenting Scientific Data at Trial," April 7, 2016.

Admissions

Northern, Southern and Eastern District of Texas
United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
Supreme Court of Texas

Achievements

Articles Editor, SMU Law Review Association

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