Be Our Guest is a feature on the EC blog highlighting thought leadership from our community - advisors, entrepreneurs, members, and more.
Today’s post is by EC advisor Kevin Christopher. Kevin Christopher is the principal of Rockridge Venture Law, Tennessee's first B Corp® law group and a 2018 Best for the World Honoree for community impact. Kevin is a registered patent attorney, active entrepreneur, and National Science Foundation (NSF) advisor for the research hub Center for Green Solid-State Electric Power Generation and Storage (CEPS). His practice areas include: patent and trademark prosecution, licensing and litigation; corporate law, with an emphasis on benefit corporations, socially responsible businesses and high-growth emergent companies; government contracts, with an emphasis on innovation funding; corporate and investor financing; and, technology commercialization. Kevin is a Tennessee Bar Association Leadership Lawyer, and board member to several environmental and social impact nonprofits.