Christopher Butler is a member of the Intellectual Property practice group. He provides counsel through the various stages of production design and development for organizations ranging from start-ups to Fortune 100 companies.

The primary focus of his practice is in preparing and prosecuting U.S. and international patent applications, and ensuring that patents are not vulnerable to competitors’ challenges. Christopher concentrates on matters in the chemical engineering realm, and also supports litigation activities related to the firm’s intellectual property work.

Christopher’s past experience as a chemical engineer aids him in preparing and prosecuting patent applications. Most often, he works on subjects spanning a broad range of chemical technologies, such as semiconductor materials, polymeric materials, small molecule design, and complex chemical processes.

Services and Industries


  • University of Denver Sturm College of Law  (J.D., 2015)
    • Scholastic Excellence Award for Patent Law
    • University of Denver Water Law Review
    • Colorado IP Inn of Court
  • University of Texas  (B.S., 2008)
    • Chemical Engineering


  • U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
  • Colorado

Professional Activities

  • Natural Resource and Environmental Law Society 
  • Construction and Real Estate Law Society


Prior to joining the firm, Christopher spent the past seven years working in the chemical engineering field where he participated in conceptual and detailed engineering design projects in a variety of industries, including the water treatment, oil and gas, power, nuclear, and chemical industries.