Christopher Proskey

Navigating the Legal Landscape of AI: Opportunities and Challenges

In this panel session, our team of experienced attorneys will guide entrepreneurs through the complex legal terrain surrounding artificial intelligence (AI) technologies. From intellectual property rights and data privacy regulations to liability concerns and ethical considerations, we’ll explore the myriad opportunities and challenges that arise when integrating AI into business ventures. Gain valuable insights into crafting AI strategies that not only drive innovation but also ensure compliance and mitigate legal risks. Whether you’re a startup founder or a seasoned entrepreneur, join us to navigate the legal landscape of AI and unlock the full potential of your ventures.

Panel members include: Lee Henderson, Chris Proskey, Drew Larson, Joe Leo.

Date + Time: Thursday @ 10:45am – 11:30am

Venue: The Olympic


Christopher A. Proskey is a member attorney at BrownWinick and Co-Chair of the firm’s Intellectual Property practice group. Chris is a registered patent attorney with a focus on patents, trademarks, and intellectual property rights. He serves a variety of corporate clients across a broad array of businesses and technology areas. He helps these clients protect, enforce and defend their patent, trademark, copyright and other intellectual property rights. Over his career, Chris has drafted and prosecuted hundreds of patents and trademarks. He has also been involved in many complex intellectual property litigations.

Prior to joining BrownWinick, Chris also served as General Counsel for QMotion Incorporated, a growing international technology company. There he managed and developed a portfolio of several hundred U.S. and foreign patents and trademarks, as well as managed and negotiated a network of domestic and international licensing agreements, as well as all the other legal matters for the company. As General Counsel, Chris helped lead the successful acquisition of QMotion by a publicly traded company.

Chris received a B.S. in Industrial and Manufacturing Systems Engineering from Iowa State University. He worked as an engineer in the semiconductor and nanotechnology industry at Seagate Technology, where he designed manufacturing systems for computer hard drives. While at Seagate, Chris attended the University of Minnesota’s Carlson School of Management and received an M.B.A., with studies focused on strategy, finance, entrepreneurship and management. Chris was named a Dwight D. Opperman Scholar and received a full tuition scholarship to attend Drake University Law School. In 2007, he received his J.D., with honors, with studies focused on intellectual property and business law.