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Christopher A. Bates
Louisville, Kentucky
phone (502) 371-3511
fax (502) 371-9211
email bates@derbycitylaw.com

Chris has a regional litigation practice primarily devoted to the commercial, debtor/creditor and intellectual property arenas. Chris also litigates criminal and personal injury cases. Chris practices in the courts of the Commonwealth of Kentucky, the United States District Courts of the Eastern and Western Districts of Kentucky and the Southern District of Indiana and the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit.

Publications and Presentations
Understanding Basic Copyright Law in Kentucky, Lorman, June 14, 2001

Kentucky Bar Association

Louisville Bar Association

Admissions and Courts
Kentucky, 1998
U.S. District Court Eastern District of Kentucky
U.S. District Court Western District of Kentucky
U.S. District Court Southern District of Indiana
U.S. Court of Appeals 6th Circuit
University of Louisville School of Law, Louisville, Kentucky, 1998

University of Kentucky, 1995
Bachelor of Health Sciences

Commercial and General Litigation
Intellectual Property
Criminal Defense
Published/Notable Cases
Stratton v. Commonwealth of Kentucky, Cabinet for Families and Children, 182 S.W.3d 516 (Ky. 2006)
Devasier v. James, 278 S.W.3d 625 (Ky. 2009)
Fuzailov v. State Realty Corp., 2017 Ky. App. Unpub. LEXIS 58 (Ky. App. Jan. 20, 2017)
Sigma Chi

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462 S. Fourth Street, 22nd Floor
Louisville, KY 40202

Phone: 502-584-7400
Fax: 502-583-2100
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