Logo for print Skip to main content
Toggle navigation MENU MORE
Christopher L. Drymalla
Christopher L. Drymalla
Senior Counsel
Christopher L. Drymalla

Christopher L. Drymalla

Senior Counsel

About Chris

Chris Drymalla focuses on patent prosecution and litigation for software, electrical and mechanical technologies. Registered to practice before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, Chris has broad experience with patent prosecution, portfolio analyses, patentability analyses and non-infringement and invalidity opinions. He provides strategic patent portfolio development and management for Fortune 100 and Fortune 500 companies, as well as emerging and mid-sized companies and serves as technical lead for complex patent litigations.

Prior to his legal career, Chris worked as an engineer at National Instruments Corporation.


Publications and Speeches

“Got the memo?” IP Magazine, February 2017.

“The Mayo/Alice Framework Holds Strong,” IP Magazine, October 2016.

“Federal Circuit Goes Enfish-ing for Software Patent Eligibility,” IP Magazine, July/August 2016.

“The Latest USPTO Proposed Rule Changes," IP Magazine, November 2015.



Baylor University School of Law,
Texas A&M University,
B.S., Mechanical Engineering
magna cum laude

Bar Admissions

U.S. Patent and Trademark Office


State Bar of Texas
Austin Intellectual Property Law Association