Christiane Schuman Campbell practices in the area of intellectual property law. Ms. Campbell has extensive experience with trademark maintenance and enforcement, including enforcement over the Internet. She has handled domain name disputes in federal court and before arbitration panels under ICANN 's Uniform Domain Name Dispute Resolution Policy. She has litigated issues of trademark and trade dress infringement, unfair competition, anti-cybersquatting, copyright and licensing disputes in federal court. Her trademark litigation experience also includes opposition and cancellation actions before the TTAB and collaborating with counsel outside the U.S. on foreign opposition and cancellation actions. She has represented numerous client trademark applicants in ex parte appeals before the TTAB to overcome final refusals of trademark registration. She has also argued more than thirty UDRP (Uniform Domain Name Dispute Resolution Policy) cases before the National Arbitration Forum (NAF) and World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), resulting in transfers and cancellations of subject domain names.
Ms. Campbell has experience performing due diligence for companies acquiring IP assets out of bankruptcy, and implementing assignments of marks and licenses back from IP holding companies. Her anti-counterfeiting experience includes the development and implementation of surveillance programs for the seeking out and prosecution of vendors offering counterfeit and gray market goods on the Internet, mainly in the high-end fashion and consumer electronics industries. She also has experience with the recordation of trademark registrations through U.S. Customs and Border Patrol to stop the importation of counterfeit or infringing goods at the U.S. Border.
Ms. Campbell has represented clients' intellectual property interests in contentious proceedings outside the United States, including in: Australia, Bahrain, Brazil, Canada, Chile, China, Columbia, European Union, Egypt, Hong Kong, Hungary, India, Indonesia, Israel, Japan, Jordan, South Korea, Kuwait, Macao, Mexico, Malaysia, Morocco, New Zealand, Norway, Oman, Pakistan, Philippines, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, Taiwan, Thailand, Turkey, UAE, United Kingdom, and Venezuela. Some of these cases involved concurrent proceedings in up to twenty jurisdictions. She has managed and coordinated global strategy, and worked closely with local counsel to execute appropriate actions in each jurisdiction. Ms. Campbell has particular experience and expertise in representing clients' trademark interests in China, where unauthorized third parties register clients' trademarks as their own and record the trademarks with Chinese Customs in an attempt to prevent clients' manufacture, distribution, and/or export of legitimate products bearing their trademarks.
Ms. Campbell is a member of the International Trademark Association, the American Intellectual Property Law Association, and the Association of Trial Lawyers of America. Recently, she was named Chair of the Pennsylvania Bar Association's Intellectual Property Section. She is a 2005 graduate of Franklin Pierce Law Center, where she obtained both a J.D. and a master's degree in Intellectual Property, and a graduate of Bucknell University.
Ms. Campbell is also a successful amateur equestrian, competing on the United States Equestrian Federation's national circuit. She is nationally ranked and has competed at prestigious national qualifying competitions up and down the East coast.
•Duane Morris LLP
- Associate, 2005-present
- Law Clerk, 2004
•Burns & Levinson LLP
- Summer Clerk, 2004
Civic and Charitable Activities
•Labs With A Heart - Board Member, 2013 - Present
•Support Center for Child Advocates - Volunteer Attorney, 2012 - Present
•VIP (Philadelphia Volunteers for the Indigent Program) - Volunteer Attorney, 2008 - Present
•Abington Memorial Hospital Innovator's Circle
•Co-author, Taking On The Internet For Your Client's Reputation , The Legal Intelligencer, April 30, 2013
•A Brand's Worth: How to Protect a Company's Most Valuable Asset, Philadelphia Smart CEO, June 2011
•These Days We Are Dealing with It, Intellectual Property Law Newsletter, Fall 2010
•Profiled in Off the Clock: Easy Rider , AmLaw Daily, August 27, 2010
•Counterfeiting in Red October, Intellectual Property Law Newsletter, Fall 2009
•A Sundae's Worth of the Sweetest Free Samples: Internet Domain Name Tasting and Domain Name Kiting, The Computer Internet Lawyer, June 2009
•Making Your Mark: And Keeping It. Tips for Protecting your Resort's Trademark. National Ski Areas Association Journal, April-May 2007
•Co-Author, Creating a Stir: USPTO's Proposed Changes to the Rules of Practice Before the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board, Trademark World, May 2006
•Proposed Rule Changes to Trademark Trial and Appeal Board Procedures, The Legal Intelligencer, May 8, 2006
Selected Speaking Engagements
•Panelist, A Ray of Sunshine on a Cloudy Day: Cloud Computing, OGC University 2014, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, September 11, 2014
•Speaker, Technology Tips for Managing Your Practice: From Desktop to Mobile, Philadelphia Bar Association's Bench-Bar & Annual Conference, Atlantic City, New Jersey, October 5, 2013
•Speaker, Navigating the Trademark Jungle: From Clearance and Adoption to Prosecution and Enforcement, Tips for Developing and Maintaining a Strong Brand, LawReviewCle, Harrisburg, PA, November 19, 2012
•Speaker, U.S. Trademark Registration: The Attorney's Role from Clearance to Renewals, LawReviewCLe, Philadelphia, November 13, 2012
•Speaker, Copyright Missteps, Pennsylvania Rural Electric Association, The Nittany Lion Inn, State College, Pennsylvania, October 4, 2012
•Speaker, Welcome to the Jungle: Emerging Issues Facing Attorneys in the Digital Age, PennDOT, Office of the General Counsel, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, October 24, 2011
•Speaker, Copyright Missteps: Top Stumbles to Avoid, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, June 28, 2011
•Speaker, Copyright, Trademark and Other Intellectual Property Law, LawReviewCLE seminar, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, March 31, 2011
•Speaker, Trademark Basics: A Q & A Regarding Adoption, Registration, Use and Enforcement of U.S. Trademarks, Office of General Counsel's Intellectual Property Practice Group Pennsylvania Department of Transportation program, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, November 5, 2010
•Speaker, Pennsylvania Bar Institute's Intellectual Property Law Institute, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, April 17, 2007
•Speaker, Patent Issues Facing the University: The CREATE Act, LES Winter Meeting, Pasadena, California, February 2006