Christiane Schuman Campbell: Lawyer with Duane Morris LLP

Christiane Schuman Campbell

Associate
Philadelphia,  PA  U.S.A.
Phone215 979 1817

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Practice Areas

  • Intellectual Property
     
    Contact InfoTelephone: 215 979 1817
    Fax: 215 689 4910
    http://www.duanemorris.com/attorneys/christianeschuman.html
     
    University Bucknell University, B.A., 2001
     
    Law SchoolFranklin Pierce Law Center, J.D., M.I.P., 2005
     
    Admitted2005, Pennsylvania; New Jersey
     
    Memberships 

    Professional Activities

    •International Trademark Association
    •American Intellectual Property Law Association
    •Pennsylvania Bar Association
    - Intellectual Property Section
    -- Chair, 2014-2015
    -- Chair-Elect, 2013-2014
    -- Vice Chair, 2012-2013
    -- Secretary, 2011-2012
    -- Chair, Trademark Committee, 2009-present
    •Association of Trial Lawyers of America

     
    BornMay 20, 1979
     
    Biography

    Christiane Schuman Campbellpractices 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 inex parteappeals 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,andVenezuela. 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.

    Experience

    •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

    Selected Publications

    •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

    •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

     
    Reported CasesRepresentative Matters; Federal Court Litigation. Eggspectation Restaurants, LLC v. Hinkle-Albert Enterprises, Civil Action No. 1:07-cv-583 (ED Virginia). Represented Defendant restaurant owners in trademark, trade dress and copyright infringement suit concerning the name of operated restaurants, and corresponding cancellation actions in the USPTO Trademark Trial and Appeal Board. Howmedica Osteonics Corp. et al v. Wright Medical Technology, Inc. et al, Civil Action No. 2-12-cv-06042 (D. New Jersey). Represented Defendant manufacturer of orthopedic and surgical implants and products in trademark infringement suit concerning a knee implant and its promotional campaign. Hershey Entertainment & Resorts Company v. Radisson Hotels International, Inc. et al, Civil Action No. 1:11-cv-01159 (MD Pennsylvania). Represented Defendant hotel in trademark infringement suit concerning the name used in posters and displays. Wright Medical Technology, Inc. v. Arthrex, Inc., Civil Action No. 1:13-cv-00716 (D. Delaware). Represented Plaintiff manufacturer of orthopedic and surgical implants and products in trademark infringement suit concerning compression plates and compression screws used to treat midfoot regions. Exclusive Supplements, Inc. v. Abdelgawad et al, 2:12-cv-01652 (WD Pennsylvania). Represented Plaintiff manufacturer and distributor of nutritional supplements in trademark infringement suit concerning the marks DEPLETE RAPID WEIGHT LOSS, COMPLETE MASS 600, and OPTIMUM HEALTH NUTRITION, and corresponding cancellation actions before the USPTO Trademark Trial and Appeal Board. Elegant Moments, Inc. v. Elegant Moments Boutique LLC, 3:12-cv-1786 (MD Pennsylvania). Represented Plaintiff lingerie manufacturer and distributor in trademark infringement suit concerning a website name. Wound Care Strategies, Inc. v. Wound Care Centers, Inc., Civil Action No. 1:07-cv-1123 (MD Pennsylvania). Represented Plaintiff manufacturer and provider of wound care products and solutions in trademark infringement suit concerning the respective companies' logos. Las Vegas Sands Corp. v. Rake, Civil Action No. 2:07-CV-001608 (D. Nevada). Represented Plaintiff casino resort developer and operator in ACPA (Anticybersquatting Consumer Protection Act) suit. Resulted in transfer of domain names and multi-million dollar judgment in favor of Plaintiff. Las Vegas Sands Corp. v. Balciunas, Civil Action No. 2:07-cv-01222 (D. Nevada). Represented Plaintiff casino resort developer and operator in ACPA (Anticybersquatting Consumer Protection Act) suit. Resulted in transfer of domain names and multi-million dollar judgment in favor of Plaintiff. Las Vegas Sands Corp. v. Murega, Civil Action No. 2:07-cv-01358 (D. Nevada). Represented Plaintiff casino resort developer and operator in ACPA (Anticybersquatting Consumer Protection Act) suit. Resulted in transfer of domain names and multi-million dollar judgment in favor of Plaintiff.Selected Trademark Trial and Appeal Board Inter Partes Proceedings. Lockheed Martin Corporation v. Raytheon Company, TTAB Opposition No. 91174152. Represented Opposer defense contractor in successful opposition against registration of the generic term PAVEWAY. Opposition was heard before TTAB Panel. Next Generation Reporting, LLC v. Next Generation Reporting, LLC, TTAB Opposition No. 91191484. Represented Opposer court reporting services in successful opposition before the TTAB. This case was decided on summary judgment. Meritas, LLC. v. Immersion Ventures, Inc., TTAB Oppositions Nos. 91210835 and 91210837; Cancellations Nos. 92057456 and 92057468. Represented Opposer/Petitioner family of private day and boarding schools in successful opposition and cancellation actions before the TTAB. Lati Industria Termoplastici Spa v. Quadrant Chemplast (Pty) Ltd., TTAB Cancellation No. 92056285. Represented Registrant manufacturer and distributor of chemical and plastics products in successful defense of cancellation action against registration, before the TTAB. Wright Medical Technology, Inc. v. Merete Medical GmbH, TTAB Opposition No. 91198147. Represented Opposer manufacturer of orthopedic and surgical implants and products in successful opposition action before the TTAB. Alzcare, Inc. v. Alzheimer's Care Home Referral Service LLC, TTAB Cancellation No. 92052809. Represented Petitioner Alzheimer's care centers in successful cancellation action before the TTAB. Lockheed Martin Corporation and Hellfire Systems, LLC v. Maxum Games, LLC, TTAB Opposition No. 91175493. Represented Opposers defense contractor and missiles and fire control division in successful opposition before the TTAB. Lockheed Martin Corporation and Hellfire Systems, LLC v. Fueling R&D Inc., TTAB Opposition No. 91172142. Represented Opposers defense contractor and missiles and fire control division in successful opposition before the TTAB. Lockheed Martin Corporation v. Xenonics, Inc., TTAB Opposition No. 91190020. Represented Opposer defense contractor in successful opposition before the TTAB. Lockheed Martin Corporation v. Flight Safety Technologies, Inc., TTAB Opposition No. 91171324. Represented Opposer defense contractor in successful opposition before the TTAB. O.P. Schuman & Sons and AmeriPak v. Ameripak, LLC, TTAB Opposition No. 91175864. Represented Opposer precision machine builder and packaging systems manufacturer in successful opposition before the TTAB. University City Science Center v. Fries, TTAB Opposition No. 91171923. Represented Opposer scientific research and business development incubator in successful opposition before the TTAB. Sur La Table, Inc. v. Lenox, Incorporated, TTAB Cancellation No. 92046241. Represented Registrant manufacturer of fine china and tabletop goods in successful defense of cancellation action before the TTAB.Transactions. Represented Brace Industrial Group L.P., a Houston-based industrial services roll-up, in its acquisition of Basic Industries, LLC, an industrial services company, for approximately $33 million. Guided client casino resort developer and operator through intellectual property aspects of $2.5 billion initial public offering (IPO) on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange, where trademark portfolio was among valued assets. Facilitated the sale of trademark portfolio of client, international agricultural and irrigation products manufacturer and distributor, to John Deere Water Technologies, a division of Deere & Co. and manufacturer of high-performance plastic micro and drip irrigation products, headquartered in San Marcos, California. Routinely guide clients through multi-million dollar financing and re-financing transactions where intellectual property assets are leveraged as collateral. This includes international due diligence, assignments (and security interests) and licensing of trademark assets in client portfolios. Guided client holding company for industrial shoes and related products in the sale of its trademark portfolio and business to existing shoe manufacturer and distributor.Portfolio Management. Manage international trademark portfolio for developer, operator, and franchisor of quick-service restaurants. Coordinate with in-house counsel on the management of international trademark portfolio for manufacturer of orthopedic and surgical implants and products. Managed international trademark portfolio of over 1,000 trademark files for publicly traded global defense contractor. Managed international trademark portfolio of over 1,000 trademark files for publicly traded casino and resort developer and operator. Manage international trademark portfolio for manufacturer of fine china and tabletop goods. Manage trademark portfolio for the first Zoo in the United States, the Philadelphia Zoo, located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Manage international trademark portfolio for scientific research and business development incubator located in the University City neighborhood of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Management of trademark portfolio for 501(c)(3) cooperating association responsible for supporting America's National Parks and Monuments. Management of trademark portfolio for private comprehensive, co-educational university focused on the scientific and medical fields. Management of international trademark portfolio for international network of private day and boarding schools, with trademarks in more than 100 jurisdictions world-wide. Management of trademark portfolio for horse-racing enterprise and related fan-based e-commerce activity. Management of trademark portfolio for manufacturer and distributor of innovative and proprietary interactive vending machines. Management of international trademark portfolio for manufacturer and wholesaler of home goods. Management of trademark portfolio for national provider of professional recruitment and staffing services. Management of international trademark portfolio for manufacturer of high-end swimsuit, clothing and accessories line.Pro Bono Litigation. Volunteer attorney for the Support Center for Child Advocates in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Represent children in permanency and placement proceedings before Family Court in Philadelphia. Volunteer attorney for Volunteers for the Indigent Program (VIP). Successfully represented several clients before the USPTO in obtaining U.S. federal trademark registrations, in some cases defended federal applications against opposition by third parties. Manage trademark portfolio for leader in celiac research and provision of celiac awareness programs.
     
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    Christiane Schuman Campbell

    30 South 17th Street
    PhiladelphiaPA 19103-7396




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