Christopher M. DeBacker

Chris's practice encompasses all aspects of intellectual property protection. Chris has a background in construction and engineering. He has experience in all ranges of intellectual property protection, including software, agricultural, electrical, medical, as well as toys and consumer products. He enjoys working with start-up companies to protect their intellectual property.  He has contacts to help inventors with manufacturing and marketing their invention, as well as access to mentors in the Kansas City area for new inventors.  He has been involved with the Make48® inventor’s competition since 2016.

Education:
J.D., University of Kansas School of Law, 2009
Articles Editor, Kansas Journal of Law and Public Policy, 2008-09
B.S. Architectural Engineering, University of Kansas, 2006
E.I.T. awarded by Kansas Board of Technical Professions

Admissions:
Registered Patent Attorney, United States Patent and Trademark Office
Licensed in Kansas
Licensed in Missouri
U.S. District Court, District of Kansas
U.S. District Court, Western District of Missouri