Florida State University, BA English, 2005

Emory Continuing Education, Paralegal Certificate, 2015

Christopher Koerner is a Paralegal for Bates and Bates, LLC, working primarily with trademarks and patents in all aspects. Mr. Koerner’s experience includes every step of the trademark process, from searches to prosecution and maintenance. He also has extensive experience executing transactional assignments of trademarks between corporations; with expertise in the drafting of legal documents, coordinating the necessary process for finalization, and perfecting the completed assignments with the corresponding trademark offices.  

Mr. Koerner has substantial experience utilizing database systems with regards to trademark and patent documentation. His responsibilities include, but are not limited to, maintaining trademarks and patents from countries around the world and adapting to the requirements of individual countries. Such understanding has led to an extensive understanding of international trademark law and procedure.