Chris Kao is a Co-Managing Partner of the Firm’s Taiwan office, Managing Partner of the Palo Alto office, and also resident in the San Francisco office. Chris focuses on intellectual property litigation, including patent, copyright, trademark and trade secrets disputes, and other high-stakes commercial litigation. He has represented clients in the computer hardware and software, semiconductor, telecommunications, biotechnology, and consumer products industries in federal district courts throughout the country, the U.S. International Trade Commission, and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit.
Chris also has experience litigating Covered Business
Method and Inter Partes Review
proceedings before the Patent Trial and Appeal Board of the U.S. Patent and
Chris has tried numerous cases to verdict as the first-chair
trial lawyer in both bench and jury trials, including a large commercial
contract case that resulted in a directed verdict in favor of his client, the
defendant. He has also been designated a Certified Information Privacy
Professional / US by the International Association of Privacy Professionals.
高鼎祖律師為本所台北辦公室聯席管理合夥人及帕洛阿圖辦公室的管理合夥人，常駐舊金山辦公室。高律師專精於智慧財產權訴訟，包括專利、著作權、商標與營業秘密糾紛，以及其他重大的商業訴訟。高律師常代表電腦軟、硬體、半導體、電信、生物科技與消費性產品產業的客戶於美國全國聯邦地區法院、美國國際貿易委員會（International Trade Commission）以及美國聯邦巡迴上訴法院前進行訴訟。
高律師的經驗還包括在美國專利暨商標局的專利與審判上訴委員會就涉及涵蓋商業方法（Covered Business Method）和多方審查（Inter Partes Review）進行相關訴訟程序。