Chris Kellner

Associate General Counsel and Senior Intellectual Property Specialist

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Chris Kellner is an associate general counsel focusing on intellectual property law. Before joining the Office of the General Counsel in October 2005, Chris was a partner in the Intellectual Property Group of the Atlanta-based law firm Kilpatrick Stockton, where his practice focused on trademark and copyright litigation and counseling. From 2000 to 2001, Chris served as a law clerk to the Honorable Beverly B. Martin, a judge serving the United States District Court for the Northern District of Georgia. Chris graduated from Emory College, summa cum laude, in 1994, and also obtained an MS in political science from Emory in 1994. He graduated from Emory Law School in 1997, where he was a member of the Order of the Coif, a managing editor of the Emory Law Journal, and a member of the National and Georgia Intrastate Moot Court Teams. Chris is a member of the Georgia Bar, including its Intellectual Property section.

Practice Areas

  • Business Litigation
  • Copyright
  • Trademark
  • Other Intellectual Property
  • Technology Transfer
  • Marketing