Christopher F. Huebner
Christopher F. Huebner, Ph.D., is a registered patent agent in Nutter’s Intellectual Property Department. He advises clients on all aspects of patent prosecution and counseling, with a particular focus on materials science, physics, chemistry, medical devices, mechanical devices, and life sciences industries.
Chris has extensive experience in patent application claims and specification drafting, patentability searching, patent drawings drafting, and patent prosecution. Chris frequently collaborates with foreign counsel on prosecuting patent applications for clients in international jurisdictions, including Europe, Japan, China, South Korea, Australia, Mexico, Canada, Brazil, Saudi Arabia, and South Africa.
Drawing on his scientific knowledge, Chris regularly counsels clients in:
- Materials science
- Polymer science
Chris holds a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Physics from Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania, a Doctorate in Materials Science & Engineering from Clemson University, and a certification in Nanofabrication Manufacturing Technology from the Pennsylvania State University. Chris has authored numerous publications on a wide range of scientific topics and is the co-inventor of U.S. Patent 8,003,008 (Clemson University) relating to color-tailored polymer light emitting diodes including emissive colloidal particles and method of forming same.
Prior to joining Nutter, Chris was a patent agent at an international law firm. Before that, he was a research assistant professor in materials science at Clemson University. Earlier in his career, the Georgia Institute of Technology appointed Chris to a postdoctoral research fellowship to develop materials for energy storage applications. He also conducted doctoral research on semi-conductive polymer and organic materials for illumination applications. Chris received a National Science Foundation (NSF) grant to support his SBIR Phase I: 1046948 research project to expand the production lines for supercapacitor materials while working as the lead scientist at Streamline Nanotechnologies Inc. Additionally, he was awarded an American Society for Engineering Education/National Science Foundation Corporate Postdoctoral Fellowship to carry out Streamline’s pilot plant development. The American Chemical Society POLY Division named Chris the recipient of its Excellence in Graduate Polymer Research Award in 2008.
Education & Admissions
Clemson University, Ph.D., Materials Science and Engineering
Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania, B.S., Applied Physics
- United States Patent and Trademark Office
Chris has authored numerous publications on a wide range of scientific topics and is the co-inventor of U.S. Patent 8,003,008 (Clemson University) relating to color-tailored polymer light emitting diodes including emissive colloidal particles and method of forming same.