Christina Frangiosa

Christina Frangiosa

Eckert Seamans Cherin & Mellott, LLC
  • Intellectual Property, Trademarks, Communications & Internet Law...
  • New Jersey, Pennsylvania
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Christina D. Frangiosa counsels clients across various industries about intellectual property and technology law. Her combined litigation and transactional practice concentrates on copyright and trademark advisory services (search, applications, and use), counterfeiting, infringement, unfair competition, false advertising, trade secrets, licensing, and policy development. Chris’s experience ranges from educating clients about protecting their copyright, trademark, and trade secret rights, to negotiating agreements to protect these rights, and finally, to litigating and resolving their enforcement claims or defending against claims filed by others. She has appeared in state and federal courts on behalf of her clients and represents them in trademark applications filed with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) and in opposition and cancellation proceedings before the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board (TTAB). Her clients have included accounting service companies, advertising companies, authors, computer software developers, consulting firms, construction and building companies, educational organizations, entertainment companies and personalities, entrepreneurs, legal and medical professionals, manufacturers, music groups, nonprofit organizations, retail establishments, service companies, and website developers. Chris is also very active in the legal community, serving in many key leadership roles of the American Bar Association Section of Intellectual Property Law, providing legal commentary on IP-related issues in the mainstream media, authoring articles, leading CLE sessions, and most notably, serving as the publisher of the Privacy and IP Law Blog, which addresses recent developments in trademark, copyright, computer, data security, and privacy law.

Practice Areas
  • Intellectual Property
  • Trademarks
  • Communications & Internet Law
  • Business Law
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
New Jersey
Pennsylvania
3rd Circuit
Federal Circuit
Professional Experience
Member
Eckert Seamans Cherin & Mellott, LLC
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Christina D. Frangiosa counsels clients across various industries about intellectual property and technology law. Her combined litigation and transactional practice concentrates on copyright and trademark advisory services (search, applications, and use), counterfeiting, infringement, unfair competition, false advertising, trade secrets, licensing, and policy development. Chris’s experience ranges from educating clients about protecting their copyright, trademark, and trade secret rights, to negotiating agreements to protect these rights, and finally, to litigating and resolving their enforcement claims or defending against claims filed by others. She has appeared in state and federal courts on behalf of her clients and represents them in trademark applications filed with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) and in opposition and cancellation proceedings before the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board (TTAB). Her clients have included accounting service companies, advertising companies, authors, computer software developers, consulting firms, construction and building companies, educational organizations, entertainment companies and personalities, entrepreneurs, legal and medical professionals, manufacturers, music groups, nonprofit organizations, retail establishments, service companies, and website developers. Chris is also very active in the legal community, serving in many key leadership roles of the American Bar Association Section of Intellectual Property Law, providing legal commentary on IP-related issues in the mainstream media, authoring articles, leading CLE sessions, and most notably, serving as the publisher of the Privacy and IP Law Blog, which addresses recent developments in trademark, copyright, computer, data security, and privacy law.
Attorney at Law
Semanoff Ormsby Greenberg & Torchia, LLC
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Combined litigation and transactional practice, focusing on intellectual property and technology law, including copyright and trademark advisory services (search, applications, use and dispute resolution), litigation and licensing, unfair competition, false advertising, domain name disputes, Internet and computer law, data privacy and security, and trade secret matters. Write and publish articles on recent IP issues for my Privacy and IP Law Blog (http://www.PrivacyAndIPLawBlog.com), updated regularly. Deliver trademark- and copyright-related presentations in public settings.
Counsel, Trademark Department
Panitch Schwarze Belisario & Nadel, LLP
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Senior Litigation Associate
Montgomery, McCracken, Walker & Rhoads, LLP
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Education
Temple University
J.D. | Law
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American University
B.A. | International Affairs, Russian Area Studies
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Professional Associations
ABA Section of Intellectual Property Law
Chair, Trademarks and Unfair Competition Division
- Current
Valley Forge Chapter of the National Society Daughters of the American Revolution
Member
- Current
Valley Forge Chapter of the National Society Daughters of the American Revolution
Corresponding Secretary and Chair, American History Committee
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ABA Section of Intellectual Property Law
Vice Chair, Trademarks and Unfair Competition Division
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International Association of Privacy Professionals
Member
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ABA Section of Intellectual Property Law
Co-Chair, Joint Task Force on Online Piracy and Counterfeiting (Anti-Piracy Task Force)
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Colonial School District, Board of School Directors
School Director (School Board member)
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Activities: Elected to a four-year term in November 2011. * Legislative & Policy Chair (represent the school district on the Montgomery County School Directors' Legislative Committee) * Pennsylvania School Boards Association Representative * Past Chair, Facilities, Management & Transportation Committee
ABA Section of Intellectual Property Law
Vice Chair, Trademark Litigation Committee
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Philadelphia Bar Association
Co-Chair, Intellectual Property Law Committee
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ABA Section of Intellectual Property Law
Chair, Trademark Legislation Committee
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ABA Section of Intellectual Property Law
Vice-Chair, Trademark Legislation Committee
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Contact & Map
Eckert Seamans Cherin & Mellott, LLC
Two Liberty Place
50 South 16th Street, 22nd Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19102
USA
Telephone: (215) 851-8432
Fax: (215) 851-8383