Chris Wheeler is a Senior Associate in the firm's chemical and biomedical practice groups. He has expertise in a broad range of technologies including steel, chemical and pharmaceutical formulations and methods of manufacturing, medical devices and neuroscience technologies. His practice includes preparing and prosecuting domestic and foreign patent applications, managing complex patent portfolios, performing validity, infringement and freedom-to-operate analyses, and strategic counseling and due diligence for clients ranging from early-stage start-up ventures to multi-national corporations. He has successfully argued numerous appeals before the Patent Trial and Appeal Board and assists in litigation matters and various post-grant proceedings.
Chris has significant prior professional experience in the pharmaceutical and healthcare industries developing technology solutions, which provides him with a holistic perspective in serving clients' intellectual property and business needs.
Co-Pay Offset Program Situational Analysis - A Holistic Approach to Leveraging Patient Assistance in the Specialty Markets, Author/Presenter, CBI Coupon and Co-Pay Off-Set Strategies Conference, October 9-10, 2013
An Outcomes Profile Registry for Establishing a Baseline Matrix in Comparative Effectiveness Studies in Predictive Pharmacology, Author, poster presented at the 16th Annual Meeting for the International Society for Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research, May 21-25, 2011
Coherent Oscillations in Membrane Potential Synchronize Impulse Bursts in Central Olfactory Neurons of the Crayfish, Journal of Neurophysiology, Co-author, Published 1 March 1999 Vol. 81 no. 1231-1241