ACTLM Welcomes New Member Christopher Larus

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Posted by ACTLM
4 months ago | March 5, 2024

The Academy of Certified Trial Lawyers of Minnesota (ACTLM) is pleased to welcome Christopher Larus into membership. Chris is a partner with Robins Kaplan LLP and Chair of the firm’s national Intellectual Property & Technology Litigation practice, and is certified as a Civil Trial Law Specialist by the Minnesota State Bar Association. This certification – earned by less than 3% of licensed Minnesota attorneys – is reserved for leading attorneys with high ethical standards, excellent peer reviews, and specialized legal education.

For more than 25 years, Chris has helped his clients protect their intellectual property rights. He tries complex patent, trade secret, copyright, trademark and licensing cases, representing both plaintiffs and defendants in courts throughout the country.  In addition to his trial practice, Chris has extensive experience as an arbitrator in both national and international arbitrations, serving as an appointed arbitrator in disputes before the American Arbitration Association (AAA), International Centre for Dispute Resolution (ICDR), World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) and China International Economic and Trade Arbitration Commission (CIETAC). Chris is a trusted business advisor, and serves on advisory boards for several technology-focused companies. He frequently speaks and writes on intellectual property topics, and is regularly called upon to comment on business and legal news by media outlets.

Mr. Larus has repeatedly been named as among The Best Lawyers in America, and is recognized for his work by Intellectual Asset Management, Benchmark Litigation, Chambers USA, and the World Trademark Review.  He is married to his wife, Heidi, and is the father of two creative and talented daughters.

More information about Christopher Larus can be located on his firm’s website,

ACTLM is a professional association of experienced Minnesota trial lawyers from all Minnesota judicial districts who have been certified as civil or criminal trial specialists by the Minnesota State Bar Association or the National Board of Trial Advocacy.