Christine Orich, Counsel

(408) 754-1453

Patent Strategy

Ms. Orich specializes in patent strategy and patent prosecution for computer-related technologies. She has worked in the IP field since 1998, advising companies in the high-tech, semiconductor, healthcare, automotive, and aerospace industries, with a focus in the technical fields of artificial intelligence, network security, and control systems. Sub-specialties include speech analytics, natural language understanding, computer vision, and operating systems.








Professional Background


2017-Present Hickman Palermo Becker Bingham LLP
2015-2017 IP Director, SRI International (Menlo Park, California)
1998-2015 Private practice—Law firms in Indianapolis, Indiana
1990-1995 Systems Analyst, Eli Lilly & Company (Indianapolis, Indiana)


Educational Background


Continuing Ed. Machine Learning; Probabilistic Statistical Models; Technology Entrepreneurship
Stanford University Online
1998, J.D. cum laude Maurer School of Law, Indiana University, Bloomington
1990, B.S. Systems Science and Engineering, Computer Science, French Washington University, St. Louis


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