Christopher P. Bruenjes

Associate Washington, D.C.
Phone: (202) 230-5162
Fax: (202) 842-8465


Christopher P. Bruenjes has experience in patent litigation including post-grant proceedings before the USPTO, opinions, portfolio management, and chemical and mechanical patent prosecution, including reissue and reexamination proceedings.

Chris’s clients include a large industrial chemical manufacturer, the food composition arm of a leader in the pharmaceutical industry, a large hygiene product manufacturer, and medical device companies.


  • Developed and implemented, as lead counsel, a winning strategy to avoid institution in an Inter Partes Review Proceeding.
  • Developed and implemented, in consultation with a European client, a strategy for improving U.S. patent applications originally drafted for Europe.


Bar Admissions

  • District of Columbia
  • Virginia
  • U.S. Patent and Trademark Office


  • George Washington University, J.D., 2009, Order of the Coif
  • Illinois Institute of Technology, B.S., with honors


  • Intellectual Property Owners Association, Post-Grant Committee