Christopher M. Edgeworth

Senior Patent Associate


Mr. Edgeworth joined Zilka-Kotab in 2006. He has 15 years of experience in the intellectual property (IP) and engineering fields.

In connection with such experience, Mr. Edgeworth specializes primarily in strategic patent prosecution and working with corporations to build their patent portfolios. During the course of his career, Mr. Edgeworth has prepared and/or prosecuted hundreds of matters, with particular emphasis in the computer hardware and software arts.

In such capacity, he has extensive experience working directly with inventors for the purpose of educating them in the principles of patent law, harvesting inventions, assessing patentability, and following through with timely and quality patent application submissions. Most importantly, the above efforts are managed in adherence to overall strategies that are carefully architected under his care, to achieve specific commercial objectives.

As further evidence of this, Mr. Edgeworth has successfully spearheaded, in a leadership and advisory capacity, numerous patent licensing campaigns that have generated over $50M in revenues. Such experience actively serves to benefit his clients pursuing patents that are of exceptional quality and relevance to their business goals.

As a collateral undertaking, Mr. Edgeworth has worked tirelessly to marry his professional IP activities with charitable causes and, in doing so, has supported efforts to fund a variety of charities with millions of dollars to date.