Christopher Paradies, Ph.D. is the President of Paradies™ Law P.A.. Mr. Paradies is Florida Bar Board Certified in intellectual property law which includes patents, trademarks, trade secrets and copyrights and is a registered patent attorney with the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office. Mr. Paradies’ practice is focused on assisting clients with management of all of their intellectual property, including acquisition, licensing, enforcement in the courts and defense against claims of infringement. He has extensive experience as both a researcher in industry and a patent attorney. Technical areas of expertise include nanotechnology, materials science, semiconductor processing, chemistry, aerospace, medical treatments, medical devices and drug delivery. He has been named among the Best Lawyers in America and as one of Florida’s Super Lawyers.
Chris received his B.S. in physics from the United States Military Academy, West Point, his Ph.D. in materials science and engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and his J.D., summa cum laude, from Touro College Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center. He currently serves as Chairman of the Board of Directors for the Tampa Bay Innovation Center and volunteers his time as the facilitator to lead the inaugural CO.STARTERS cohorts in Pasco and Pinellas County.