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Christopher D. Casavale

Christopher D. Casavale

Senior Associate

Liberty Center
151 Meeting Street
Suite 600
Charleston, SC 29401
101 Constitution Avenue, NW
Suite 900
Washington, D.C., 20001
chris.casavale@nelsonmullins.com
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Chris focuses his practice in the areas of trademark, copyright, domain name law, and strategic counseling.

Chris focuses his practice in the areas of trademark, copyright, domain name law, and strategic counseling.

Christopher D. Casavale

Chris focuses his practice in the areas of trademark, copyright, domain name law, and strategic counseling.

Experience

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Experience

Chris has handled a range of matters, including:

  • Managing, prosecuting, and maintaining U.S. and foreign trademark portfolios
  • Has experience in researching and analyzing trademark availability opinions, preparing and prosecuting trademark applications, including drafting amendments and responses to examining attorneys, and trademark strategic counseling
  • Monitoring and enforcement relating to the unauthorized use of  trademarks
  • Advising and counseling clients on trademark and copyright issues, including infringement and enforcement
  • Intellectual property due diligence in corporate transactions
  • Trademark and copyright licensing
  • Domain name acquisitions

Previous Professional Experience

  • Attorney in the Washington, D.C., offices of three international law firms practicing in the areas of Global Brand Management, Internet, and Trademark law (2012–2017)
  • Senior Trademark Paralegal in the Washington, D.C., office of two international law firms (2011–2012)
  • Trademark Paralegal at a regional law firm based in the Washington, D.C., area (2005–2008)

Education

  • The Catholic University of America Columbus School of Law, JD (2012)
  • Pennsylvania State University, BA, Political Science (2004)

Admissions

  • District of Columbia
  • Virginia
  • South Carolina

Practice Areas

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  • International Trademark Association, Internet Committee (2016–2017)
  • INTA Young Practitioners Committee (2013 to 2015)
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