Rebecca C. Christon



Rebecca Christon is a registered patent attorney with over a decade of experience counseling clients in worldwide patent and trademark procurement strategies. Startups, public companies, universities, and research institutions alike routinely rely on her to obtain and defend their patents. Always mindful of advancing her clients’ IP interests, Rebecca also helps clients position their intellectual property for license or sale and skillfully negotiates such agreements to completion.

Rebecca is broadly resourceful, and her technical expertise spans the life sciences, chemistry, novel materials, and mechanical devices.

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J.D. and LL.M. (Intellectual Property), University of New Hampshire Franklin Pierce School of Law

B.S., Chemistry, University of New Hampshire


Commonwealth of Massachusetts
New Hampshire, State and Federal
United States Patent and Trademark Office

honors & awards

The Best Lawyers in America© One to Watch, Intellectual Property Law, Litigation – Patent, Patent Law (2023-2024)

Massachusetts Rising Stars (2018, 2023)


Representative Technologies:

  • Nanomaterials
  • Chemical detection devices
  • Waste treatment systems
  • Environmental remediation techniques
  • Medical devices
  • Surgical instruments
  • Specialty films
  • Firearms
  • Semiconductors
  • Firefighting gear
  • Wind power generators
  • Biocompatible polymers
  • Smartphone hardware
  • Food products
  • Gel-based delivery vehicles


New Hampshire Women’s Bar Association


Co-author, “Pre-Patent Sales Curbed,” New Hampshire Business Review (2/15/2019)

speaking engagements

“Copyright 101: Basics for Writers”, Presenter, New Hampshire Writer’s Project, June 2020

“The Basics of International Business Law”, Lecturer, New Hampshire Bar Association CLE, March 2020

“Patent Prosecution: New Tunnels and Ordinary Roads”, Speaker, Patent Law Forum of University of New Hampshire Franklin Pierce School of Law, March 2018