Chris Cuneo is a member of Parsons Behle & Latimer's intellectual property and litigation teams. His years of experience obtaining, litigating and licensing patents gives him a deep understanding of how to best tailor an intellectual property strategy to fit his client’s needs.



Chris Cuneo is a registered patent attorney practicing primarily in the areas of patent prosecution, litigation and licensing. His practice includes a wide variety of technologies such as flexible angular displacement sensors, touch screen devices, semiconductor devices, aircraft systems, routers and other networking hardware, software, network security, firearms and firearm accessories, environmental monitoring and cleanup, automotive systems, financial and banking systems and medical devices. Mr. Cuneo frequently prepares opinions concerning patentability, non-infringement, invalidity and freedom to operate. He has represented numerous corporations in patent litigation matters, including J.R. Simplot Co., Newegg, Cradlepoint, Georgetown Rail Equipment, BMW, General Electric, Ford Motor Company and Sun Microsystems.

Mr. Cuneo has also worked as a patent examiner at the U.S. Patent & Trademark office, examining patent applications relating to electric motors and electric power generation in green technologies such as wind, wave and solar power generation. He is licensed to practice in the states of Idaho and Washington D.C.



The George Washington University Law School (J.D., 2000)

Oregon State University (M.S., 1994)

Major: Physics

University of Connecticut (B.S., 1989)

Major: Physics



Discovery Center of Idaho
Board of Directors, President (2018)

American Intellectual Property Law Association

Idaho State Bar, Intellectual Property Law Section,
Southern Region
Vice Chairperson (2013 - 2014, 2010 - 2011)

Idaho State Bar, Intellectual Property Law Section
Chairperson (2014 - 2015)

American Bar Association

Idaho Volunteer Lawyer Program Participant




District of Columbia
Virginia (inactive)
U.S. Dist. Court, Eastern Dist. of Texas
U.S. Court of Appeals, District of Columbia Circuit
U.S. Patent & Trademark Office


George Washington University Law School