Christine Johnson



Christine has a wide range of experience as an inside and outside patent practitioner, as well as a patent examiner, electronics instructor and engineer. 

Most recently Christine practiced as a Patent Examiner with the USPTO focused on electrical circuits in AU 2800 and finance business methods in AU 3600. Prior to that, she was a partner at a Pennsylvania IP law firm working in technologies including derivatives-pricing methods, antennas, RFID and solar sizing.

On the inside counsel side, Christine has held senior patent counsel roles at Thomson, SA, WorldGate Communications, Universal Instruments and General Electric. She has both practiced as a professional engineer and taught college-level electronics courses.

She also served in the U.S. Air Force and Air National Guard.

Who Owns a Fox? Possession is the Root of Title; Johnson, Christine, 101 J. PAT & TRADEMARK OFF. SOC. SOC’Y 72 (2019)



Christine has a wealth of experience working in technologies such as:

  • 5G NR
  • Phased Array Radar
  • 802.11 Wi-Fi
  • Bluetooth, Zigbee, NFC
  • Radio Frequency Ranging
  • Semiconductor Devices
  • Medical Devices
  • Computer Architecture
  • LCOS, SLM, LED, OLED Displays
  • Wireless Standards
  • Blockchain
  • Cryptocurrency
  • Smart Contracts
  • Machine Learning
  • Auctions and Exchanges

Professional/Civic Affiliations

Professional Affiliations

IEEE, Senior Member


LL.M. Transnational Law, Temple University

J.D., University at Buffalo School of Law, State University of New York

B.S.,  Electrical Engineering Technology, Thomas Edison State College of New Jersey


  • New York
  • U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
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