Christopher G. Clark
Christopher Clark represents U.S. and international clients on a broad range of litigation matters, including in state and federal trial and appellate courts, as well as arbitration and mediation.

Bio

Mr. Clark has handled a wide range of matters, including complex commercial and multijurisdictional disputes; trade secret misappropriation and noncompetition disputes; securities and corporate law matters; copyright, trademark, cybersquatting and intellectual property licensing litigation; and disputes arising from corporate mergers and acquisitions.

Mr. Clark’s experience includes representing:

  • A&E Television Networks, members of the band Bon Jovi, the Boston Red Sox, Fox Broadcasting Company, Major League Baseball Properties, Time Warner, Turner Broadcasting Systems and several other entities in multiple state and federal trial and appellate court proceedings defending against claims for copyright infringement, unfair competition and alleged violation of the Massachusetts consumer protection statute.
  • Getronics N.V. and Getronics Finance Holdings B.V. in arbitration and Delaware Chancery Court and federal court proceedings arising from the sale of certain North American subsidiaries.
  • Sycamore Networks in a post-closing purchase-price adjustment arbitration arising from the sale of certain assets to a private equity firm.
  • Directors of IntraLinks Holdings in a federal securities class action and related derivative lawsuits in New York state and federal courts.
  • AVG Technologies, EMC Corporation and VMware in expedited court proceedings seeking injunctive relief to enforce covenants not to compete with key executives and to protect the companies against theft of trade secrets and confidential information.
  • Terumo Cardiovascular Systems in a state court litigation defending against claims that it hired as its director of clinical trials an individual subject to a noncompetition agreement.
  • The Associated Press, Gannett Co., the LPGA, the NFL, The Washington Post and numerous other content creators as amicus curiae in the Viacom v. YouTube litigation in New York federal court and the Second Circuit.
  • Argus Media in New York federal court and American Arbitration Association proceedings concerning breach of contract and copyright infringement claims.
  • Weil Lifestyle in federal court proceedings in New York and Florida asserting claims for breach of a license agreement and personal guarantee contract.
  • EIM Holdings, Elders Limited and Validus Holdings in federal court proceedings across the country involving Internet domain name and cybersquatting claims.
Mr. Clark also maintains an active pro bono practice and regularly handles family law, prisoners’ rights and immigration matters, and is a member of the pro bono panels of the Second and Ninth Circuits. In 2009, he was recognized in The National Law Journal’s “Appellate Hot List” for his work on a prisoners’ rights appeal to the First Circuit in which he secured a reversal on a jurisdictional issue of first impression. In 2014, Mr. Clark was a recipient of the Boston Bar Association’s President’s Award for his representation of several victims of the April 2013 Boston Marathon bombings.

Credentials

Education

  • J.D., Cornell Law School, 2005 (cum laude; Managing Editor, Cornell Law Review)
  • M.A., Brandeis University, 2002
  • B.A., Brandeis University, 2002 (cum laude with high honors in Politics)

Admissions

  • Massachusetts
  • New York
  • U.S. District Courts for the District of Massachusetts and the Southern District of New York
  • U.S. Courts of Appeals for the First, Second, Third, Sixth and Ninth Circuits
  • U.S. Supreme Court

Christopher G. Clark