University of Florida, B.A.
Florida International University School of Law, J.D.
Chris Sanchelima is a Registered Patent Attorney based in Miami, FL. Mr. Sanchelima concentrates his practice in Patent and Trademark Prosecution and Intellectual Property Litigation. He has experience in trademark cancellation and opposition proceedings before the United States Trademark Trial and Appeal Board. He has been involved in domestic and international intellectual property licensing, franchise agreements and related assignment requirements. Mr. Sanchelima advised on intellectual aspects in commercial transactions including acquisitions, mergers and joint ventures for US and International entities.
Mr. Sanchelima has worked with multiple clients in the blockchain/DLT space, helping to secure trademarks and patents across dozens of jurisdictions. He worked at Rockwell Collins and developed and implemented optimization strategies for the assembly lines of various products for aircraft equipment. While working at Coca-Cola Enterprises he designed several environmentally friendly LEED initiatives.
Mr. Sanchelima is admitted to practice in Florida and before the United States Patent & Trademark Office. He is a member of the American Bar Association, the Intellectual Property Law Association of South Florida, Asociación Interamericana de la Propiedad Intelectual (ASIPI), Belen Alumni Lawyers Section, INTA (International Trademark Association), and the Cuban American Bar Association (CABA).