Christian Jay Sanchelima

Christian Jay Sanchelima

Sanchelima & Associates, P.A. Since 1977
  • Patents, Trademarks, Intellectual Property
  • Florida
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Chris Sanchelima approaches patent law with a laser focus towards obtaining patents for his clients while developing strong relationships with his client's from all over the world.

Chris implements his engineering backgoround to understand electrical, mechanical, chemical, and software patents and describe them in in detail in the application.

As a partner of Sanchelima & Associates, P.A. he aims everyday to live by the firm's slogan, "We Don't Have Cases, We Have Clients".

Practice Areas
Patent Appeals, Patent Litigation, Patent Prosecution
Trademark Litigation, Trademark Registration
Intellectual Property
  • Credit Cards Accepted
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
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11th Circuit
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  • English: Spoken, Written
  • Spanish: Spoken, Written
Professional Experience
Patent and Trademark Attorney
Sanchelima & Associates, P.A. Since 1977
- Current
Patent Agent
Sanchelima & Associates, P.A. Since 1977
Law Clerk
Sanchelima & Associates, P.A. Since 1977
Sanchelima & Associates, P.A. Since 1977
Engineering Intern
Sanchelima & Associates, P.A. Since 1977
University of Florida
B.S. (2009) | Industrial and Systems Engineering
Honors: Cum Laude
Activities: Entreprship Technology Mentorship
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Scholastic Achicement
Florida International University College of Law
Professional Associations
The Florida Bar  # 0107751
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Articles & Publications
Life of a Trademark Application
Speaking Engagements
IP Law Section, Non-traditional trademarks
American Bar Association
Florida Association of Women Lawyers, Copyright Workshop
Florida Association of Women Lawyers
Patent Bar
United States Patent & Trademark Office
Websites & Blogs
Sanchelima & Associates, P.A
Legal Answers
1 Questions Answered
Q. My ex-husband has stolen my idea and has filed for a patent what can I do?
A: You can seek to invalidate their application for improper inventorship and seek to file your own if you're within the statutorily permissible time frame. Feel free to reach out with additional questions.
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Contact & Map
235 SW 42 Ave
Miami, FL 33134
Telephone: (305) 447-1617
Cell: (305) 297-6491
Fax: (305) 445-8484