Christopher S. Lindsay’s primary focus is in media and entertainment litigation at the trial and appellate levels, including disputes raising copyright, trade secret, defamation, privacy and publicity right, contract, and business tort issues. He also has experience advising technology companies regarding potential litigation risks.
Mr. Lindsay is a member of the firm’s Litigation Department and its nationally recognized Content, Media, and Entertainment Practice. He is also part of the firm’s Trade Secrets and Restrictive Covenants and Trademark, Advertising, and Unfair Competition Practices. An active member of multiple trial teams, he played a prominent role in litigating a significant trade secret case in state court, which ended on the opening day of trial with a nine-figure settlement for the client. He has also litigated cutting-edge intellectual property disputes presenting issues at the intersection of content ownership and new technologies.
Mr. Lindsay also maintains an active pro bono practice, representing clients in civil rights, human trafficking, and environmental litigation before various federal courts. For that work, he was recently honored by the American Civil Liberties Union of Southern California as a recipient of its 2018 Homeless Rights Advocacy Award.
Mr. Lindsay serves on the firm’s Pro Bono Committee, and is a former co-chair of the firm’s Associates Committee. He was recently named as a recipient of the firm’s Mentoring Award. He is also a member of the Association of Business Trial Lawyers, and serves on the Advisory Board of its Young Lawyers Division.
Mr. Lindsay graduated from UCLA School of Law as a member of the Order of the Coif. Mr. Lindsay also served as a judicial extern to the Honorable Roger W. Boren at the California Court of Appeal.