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About Chris Freeman

  • June 11, 2019

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Vice President and Head of Litigation

Chris Freeman is a founding member of Blackbird Technologies. He has nearly a dozen years of experience working with technology-focused businesses, from start-ups to Fortune 100 companies. He is a former partner with the law firm Kirkland & Ellis, consistently recognized as having one of the top patent litigation departments in the world.

Mr. Freeman has litigated patent cases in a wide variety of technologies and subject areas, including consumer products, computer and email security, database systems, streaming media, encryption, casino gaming technology, semiconductors, mobile devices and software, automotive components, and business methods.

Prior to law school, Mr. Freeman worked for Epic Systems Corporation, a leader in health care technology and electronic medical records.

Mr. Freeman received a law degree from Boston University School of Law, where he graduated magna cum laude, and a Bachelor of Science degree from Northwestern University in both Industrial Engineering and Economics.