Christopher Gosselin is an associate in the Washington D.C. office of Haug Partners,. Christopher is an integral part of the firm’s bourgeoning International Trade Commission practice group, having protected clients on both sides of Section 337 Investigations at the ITC. His ITC experience includes obtaining and enforcing a General Exclusion Order on behalf of a manufacturer and designer of protective cases for portable electronic devices, as well as securing the early dismissal of an ITC complaint brought against a major automotive company. Christopher has served as the lead associate defending numerous patent infringement claims brought by non-practicing entities in U.S. District Court. He has also represented major pharmaceutical companies in high-stakes patent litigation arising under the Hatch-Waxman Act. At present, Christopher has a perfect track record of steering early litigation towards a favorable resolution for the client.
Christopher can draw upon a broad technical background as well as his professional experience working with foreign companies, for example with BMW, where he worked as an engineering intern in both the U.S. and Germany. Prior to law school, Christopher developed and edited engineering curriculum for technical schools. He is the co-founder of a board game publishing company, and has released an app for iOS. The result of this experience is a heightened ability to understand a client’s technical needs, and to effectively communicate and champion those needs. In addition to his litigation experience, Christopher has counseled companies accused of over-deploying software. He has also drafted opinion letters relating to a variety of issues including patent, design patent, trademark, and copyright infringement.
Throughout his career, Christopher has taken pride in his ability to work efficiently and creatively to secure the best possible outcome for the client.