Posts by Christopher Scharff
VLSI Technology, originally an integrated circuit manufacturer in the 1990s, is today a non-practicing, patent-owning entity, an affiliate of Fortress Investment Group. VLSI no longer makes or …
Christopher Scharff is a Shareholder at McAndrews who focuses on all areas of intellectual property, and in particular patent litigation, post-grant review proceedings, and IP transactional work. Chris’s litigation practice includes all areas of discovery, trial, and appeal. Chris regularly represents both plaintiffs and defendants in disputes ranging from small cases to ones involving hundreds of millions of dollars. Since the enactment of the America Invents Act, Chris has also represented clients in over 70 inter partes review (IPR) proceedings before the U.S. Patent Trial and Appeal Board.