Photo of Christopher C. Forbes, Ph.D.Photo of Christopher C. Forbes, Ph.D.

Christopher C. Forbes, Ph.D.

Patent Agent


University of Notre Dame, Ph.D.
  • Organic Chemistry
University of Arizona, B.S.
  • Chemistry

Bar Admissions

Professional Affiliations

American Chemical Society, 2000-present



Christopher Forbes is a patent agent in the Intellectual Property department. His areas of focus include drafting and prosecuting chemical-related patents.

  • Extensive experience in freedom-to-operate and due diligence matters
  • Postdoctoral fellow concentrating in medical chemistry at the University of Notre Dame
  • Synthesized inhibitors for matrix metalloproteinase enzymes
  • Elucidated the mechanism of inhibition of a model inhibitor of gelatinase enzymes
  • Admitted to the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office