Christopher B. Ingle

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Intellectual Property Attorney in Phoenix, AZ

May, Potenza, Baran & Gillespie PC
 | 201 N Central Ave, 22nd Floor
Phoenix, AZ 85004
Phone: 602-252-1900
Selected to Rising Stars: 2017
Licensed Since: 2007
Practice Areas:
  • Intellectual Property (60%),
  • Business Litigation (40%)
Attorney Profile

Christopher B. Ingle handles a wide variety of commercial litigation and business matters for his Arizona clients. Based in Phoenix, he has a particular emphasis on intellectual property, providing assistance with copyrights, trademarks, patent litigation, licensing agreements and infringement. His internet law practice includes e-commerce issues, domain names and online defamation. 

Mr. Ingle has also represented both plaintiffs and defendants in cases involving consumer fraud and contract breaches, and he assists companies who are filing for bankruptcy under Chapter 7 or Chapter 11. Mr. Ingle has a general business practice as well, advising entrepreneurs on the choice of entity options for their new ventures. He has received a "Superb" peer review rating through Avvo.

As an undergraduate, Mr. Ingle attended Arizona State University, where he majored in psychology and obtained a Bachelor of Science in 2001. After working for the State of Arizona as a child protective services specialist, he enrolled at the University of Arizona James E. Rogers College of Law. While in law school, Mr. Ingle served as an editor on the Arizona Law Review before being awarded his Juris Doctor in 2007. After graduation, he spent several years at a highly regarded Phoenix law firm, where he handled business litigation and transactions before founding his own firm in 2015. Mr. Ingle joined May Potenza Baran & Gillespie as a shareholder in January 2018.

Mr. Ingle is admitted to practice in Arizona. He is also admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court for the District of Arizona, the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Arizona and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit. Mr. Ingle's professional memberships include the Section on Trial Practice and Procedure of the State Bar of Arizona.

Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Intellectual Property (60%): Copyrights, Patents, Trademarks, Intellectual Property Law

Business Litigation (40%)

Focus Areas

Copyrights, Patents, Trademarks, Intellectual Property Law


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Rising Stars: 2017

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About Christopher Ingle

Admitted: 2007, Arizona

Professional Webpage:


  • Rising Star, Super Lawyers, 2017
  • Super Lawyer, Super Lawyers, 2016
  • Graduate, Arizona College of Trial Advocacy, 2010
  • Top 100 Lawyer in Arizona for 2018, AZBusiness

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • American Mensa, 2003 - Present
  • Animal Legal Defense Fund, 2004 - Present
  • Maricopa County Bar Association, 2007 - Present
  • Federal Bar Association, 2007 - Present
  • American Bar Association - Litigation Section, 2007 - Present
  • Arizona State Bar - Trial Practice Section, 2007 - Present
  • Arizona Association of Defense Counsel, 2008 - Present
  • Defense Research Institute, 2009 - Present
  • Arizona State Bar YLD Disaster Plan Committee, 2010 - Present
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit
  • Arizona Bankruptcy Court
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Arizona
  • Arizona Supreme Court and all lower state courts

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Volunteer Lawyers Program, Volunteer

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • Monthly luncheon, How to deal with online defamation....and what NOT to do, 2016
  • Monthly speaker, How to deal with online defamation....and what NOT to do, 2015
  • Legal social media 'prenups' can quash embarrassing posts, New York Daily News, 2015
  • Arizona gossip Website at center of cheerleader alleged defamation case, Phoenix Metro Properties, 2015
  • Cyberattacks on the Rise in Arizona, Channel 12 News, 2015
  • Your Facebook Account can be Used in Court, Channel 3 News, 2015
  • Superhero Showdown at USPTO, Record Reporter, 2015
  • My Law CLE, Fundamentals of Online Defamation Litigation, 2014
  • MyLawCLE, How to Remove Negative Information from the Internet, 2014
  • Internet opens door to free speech that can get expensive, The Arizona Republic, 2014
  • Submissions Editor, Arizona Law Review, 2007


  • Xcentric Ventures v. Mediolex Ltd.

Educational Background:

  • Arizona State University, Bachelors of Science in Psychology, Honors: magna cum laude, 2001
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Office Location for Christopher B. Ingle

201 N Central Ave
22nd Floor
Phoenix, AZ 85004

Phone: 602-252-1900


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Last Updated: 3/12/2018

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