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Christopher M. Bikus

Of Counsel

Chris’s experience covers a broad range of technology transactions, including health information technology, software and hardware license and purchase agreements and intellectual property licensing, registration and protection.

Chris is a member of the firm’s corporate department and Intellectual Property and Technology Transactions Group.

Technology Transactions

  • Drafting and negotiating a wide variety of technology agreements, including software licensing agreements, cloud/hosting agreements, SaaS, IaaS and PaaS agreements, master services agreements and hardware acquisition contracts.
  • Preparing open source software risk assessments.
  • Advising clients in connection with service level agreements.

Hospitality, Gaming, Recreation

  • Assists Midwest based clients with negotiating gaming and hospitality operator agreements.
  • Provides advice on gaming regulatory issues regarding parimutuel, games of chance and sports betting matters.
  • Assists clients with data protection, data ownership and data management issues in the hospitality and gaming industries.
Health Information Technology
  • Preparing and negotiating electronic health records software and services agreements.
  • Preparing and negotiating telehealth/telemedicine agreements and system access agreements.
  • Advising covered entities and business associates regarding privacy and security obligations associated with the collection and use of health information.
  • Preparing and negotiating pharmacy benefits management agreements.


  • Assist with the clearance and registration of United States and international trademarks.
  • Manage trademark registration and renewals in the United States and internationally.
  • Assist clients with the protection and enforcement of trademark rights.