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Christian Best
Of Counsel


Christian Best

Patent Attorney

JD, University of Richmond School of Law

BS, Computer Science- George Mason University


(303) 255-3588

Christian has been a patent attorney with Setter Roche Smith & Shellenberger LLP since 2019. He has over twelve years of experience providing expert IP strategy to clients, focusing on procuring patent and trademark protection.  This experience includes evaluating technologies to obtain strong patent protection with broad claim scope. Christian currently handles patent drafting and prosecution in various fields of technology for our clients.  Christian also has experience with patent landscape mapping, infringement and validity analysis, and other types of patent analysis in numerous technology areas, including electrical and computer arts, power electronics, and mechanical devices, among other areas.


Christian has patent experience in the following technology areas:

  • Computer hardware and software

  • Data storage technologies

  • Internet technologies, including infrastructure and network architecture

  • Power electronics, power supply technologies, and related circuitry

  • Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence

  • Data security and encryption

  • Consumer goods and electronics

  • Factory and industrial automation technologies


​Areas of Practice:

  • U.S. and International Intellectual Property Law

  • Patent Prosecution

  • Strategic IP Planning

  • Patent Analysis and Opinions

Bar Admissions:

  • Texas

  • U.S. Patent and Trademark Office

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