Patent lawyer buys 2BD townhome in Mt. Vernon Square

Medium 2f48ef91d9cba95d1a48bec0209a72a2 Christopher Y. Chan bought a two-bedroom, 2.5-bath townhome at 1133 Sixth St. N.W. in Mt. Vernon Square from Quackenbos Street LLC for $572,750.

Chan is an associate in the D.C. office of Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP, where he practices in the areas of patent prosecution, patent transactions and strategic consulting.

He previously was an epidemiology intern at the Philadelphia Department of Public Health. He also was a research assistant at the Cancer Research Center of the University of Hawaii.

He received his B.S. in biology and psychology from Duke University in 2001 and his law degree from the Case Western Reserve University Law School.

According to, there were 25 home sales in Mt. Vernon Square in 2008, with a median sales price of $427,500.