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Kory Christensen

Shareholder, Polsinelli

Kory Christensen understands the critical importance of intellectual property in the rapidly evolving industries of software, electronics, and health care. He provides strategic legal guidance to a global client base regarding the creation, maintenance, and enforcement of intellectual property assets, with particular emphasis on patent portfolio development and management. Whether the client is a start-up or a multinational company, Kory can provide a deep knowledge of their business objectives and technologies. He is frequently involved in due diligence activities prior to an investment, and advises venture capital and private equity investors on the value of intellectual property assets. In patent infringement actions, Kory works closely with the trial team in developing winning technical and legal arguments, as well as an overall case strategy designed to minimize costs and maximize return.

Recent Articles by Kory Christensen

Doing Business in Russia After the Ukraine Invasion—Justifications and Risks

As horrifying images continue to flow from Ukraine, politicians in the United States and Europe find themselves increasingly pressured to expand economic sanctions against Russia. On April 6, 2022, the White House announced a prohibition on new investment in Russia by any U.S. person. This move has undoubtedly been a factor in the stunning exodus of U.S. companies from the region, as it leaves management teams in legal limbo as to whether maintaining current facilities—or even repairing equipment—could be considered a prohibited “investment.”