Christopher George

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Christopher George is a shareholder in the IP law firm of Hanley, Flight & Zimmerman. Mr. George has experience in patent prosecution, litigation, and counseling, focusing recently on strategic patent prosecution and portfolio development for a range of clients from large international corporations to universities to startups. He holds a BS, MS, and JD from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Mr. George may be reached at cgeorge@hfzlaw.com.


Posts by Christopher George


Internet of Things: The Implications for IP Law Practice

The IoT presents a challenge to IP practitioners to adapt existing IP protection strategies by developing new approaches better suited to the rapidly changing, connected-yet-disconnected network of …

The Enabling Technologies of the Internet of Things

As more things (or “smart objects”) are connected to the IoT, more data is collected from them in order to perform analytics to determine trends and associations …

What is the Internet of Things and Why does it Matter?

The promise of the Internet of Things is the ability to perform analytics on data collected from the smart objects connected to the IoT in order to …

Protecting IP in an Agile Software Development Environment

Over the last decade, there has been a movement among the software developer community to employ some form of “agile development” rather than the traditional software development …