Intellectual property law firm Merchant & Gould is pleased to announce that it has promoted Christopher W. Raimund of the Washington DC office to partner at the firm. Chris Raimund's practice focuses primarily on patent prosecution, particularly in the chemical, biotechnology and materials science technology areas. He has extensive experience in obtaining patent protection in a wide range of technologies including polymers, medical devices, engineered materials, semiconductor manufacture and equipment, and biotechnology. His practice also includes conducting patentability, non-infringement and freedom to operate investigations.
"Chris represents the technical background and strategic experience that have enabled us to successfully defend our clients' intellectual property assets for over a century," said Randy King, CEO and managing director of Merchant & Gould. "On behalf of the entire firm, I would like to congratulate Chris on this accomplishment."