Christopher R. Glembocki
Christopher Glembocki concentrates in patent counseling and the preparation and prosecution of patent applications. He has secured valuable patent rights for numerous clients both in the U.S. and internationally. His work includes assisting clients start and grow patent portfolios with an emphasis on securing protection in developing technological areas.
In addition, Mr. Glembocki regularly counsels clients in validity and infringement opinions. Mr. Glembocki’s areas of experience include computer software applications with concentrations in application programming interfaces (APIs) and user interfaces (UIs), semiconductor device processing with a concentration on memories and associated circuits, Internet and e-commerce technologies, and image manipulation systems. Mr. Glembocki also specializes in international prosecution of software-related inventions, taking into account the nuances of the patentability of software in different jurisdictions.
Before joining the firm, Mr. Glembocki worked as a Patent Examiner for the United States Patent and Trademark Office examining subject matter in the semiconductor, computer timing, financial transaction system, record keeping, and data storage arts.
Mr. Glembocki earned his Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering from the University of Virginia in 1990, with course work emphasizing electrical communication systems, analog circuitry, and VLSI processing techniques. He earned his Juris Doctor from the American University in 1995.
Mr. Glembocki is a contributing author in the Patent Litigation Strategies Handbook, BNA 2000 and supplements.
Mr. Glembocki is admitted to the bars of Virginia and the District of Columbia and is registered to practice before the United States Patent and Trademark Office. He has held numerous positions in the ABA Young Lawyer Division including: Chair, Long Range Planning Technology Task Force; Vice-Director, Communications Committee; and Chair, Computer and Intellectual Property Law Committee.
Mr. Glembocki practices in the Washington, DC office of Banner & Witcoff, Ltd.
1100 13th Street, NW
Washington, DC 20005-4051
B.S. 1990, University of Virginia
J.D. 1995, American University
1998, District of Columbia
Supreme Court of Virginia
U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit
U.S. Patent and Trademark Office