Bar Admissions

  • New York
  • Connecticut

Court Admissions

  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit


  • J.D., magna cum laude, Pace Law School, 2002
  • M.Eng., Environmental Engineering, Manhattan College, 1998
  • B.E., Civil Engineering, Cooper Union, 1995
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Christopher P. Borello


Chris Borello has learned from some of the most respected attorneys in the field of IP. He has experience asserting and defending patents, with domestic and foreign clients, with cases large and small from inception through trial. Chris has worked on cases involving pharmaceuticals (small molecules, formulations, and methods of treatment), biotechnology, mechanical devices, and computer technology. He recognizes the importance of being responsive and efficient.

In addition to his work in the U.S. District Courts, Chris has experience with contested proceedings in the Patent and Trademark Office, with arbitrations, and in drafting complex settlement agreements.

Prior to joining Venable, Chris was a partner at Fitzpatrick, Cella, Harper & Scinto. Chris has also worked as an environmental engineer for a national engineering firm. While in law school, he was an editor of the Pace Environmental Law Review.

Representative Clients

  • Gilead Sciences
  • Regeneron Pharmaceuticals
  • AstraZeneca
  • Rohde & Schwarz
  • Prudential