LAWFUEL – The Law Newswire – Seventh Key IP Practice Partner to Join Firm in Washington, D.C.
Boston, May 1, 2007 – Goodwin Procter LLP, one of the nation’s leading law firms with more than 750 attorneys, today announced the addition of Christopher C. Campbell as a partner to the firm’s Intellectual Property (IP) practice in Washington, D.C. Campbell has extensive experience in complex patent matters that will further enhance Goodwin Procter’s practice in this area.
Last week, the firm announced the expansion of its IP practice with the addition of six partners, who along with Campbell, joined the firm from Hunton & Williams. Those new partners include: Thomas J. Scott, Jr., Scott L. Robertson, Jennifer A. Albert, Patrick A. Doody, David M. Young and Stephen T. Schreiner.
“Whether counseling clients on patent and trade secret litigation disputes or filing and prosecuting patent, trademark and copyright applications, Goodwin Procter’s intellectual property practice offers clients an amazing array of expertise,” said Scott, the chair of Goodwin Procter’s national IP practice. He previously chaired Hunton & Williams’ IP practice and was responsible for the firm’s patent and trademark practice and the related technology-based IP practice.
Goodwin Procter’s national IP group now totals 146 attorneys in Boston, New York and Washington, D.C., representing some of the world’s leading companies in the areas of intellectual property law, including patent and trademark litigation and IP portfolio development and licensing. Over 60 Goodwin Procter attorneys are registered to practice before the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office. Goodwin Procter patent litigators have extensive experience applying the substantive law of intellectual property and excel at communicating complex technological concepts to judges and juries in a comprehensible and compelling manner. The firm’s patent litigation work involves some of the most intricate, cutting-edge technology in the marketplace, with a primary focus on disputes involving electrical engineering, chemistry and biotechnology.
About Goodwin Procter
Goodwin Procter LLP is one of the nation’s leading law firms with offices in Boston, Los Angeles, New York, San Diego, San Francisco and Washington, D.C. The firm’s core areas of practice are corporate, litigation and real estate, with specialized areas of focus that include financial services, private equity, technology, REITs and real estate capital markets, intellectual property and products liability. Additional information may be found at www.goodwinprocter.com.
Partner Biographical Information:
Christopher C. Campbell focuses his practice on intellectual property with particular emphasis on patent infringement litigation, client counseling, due diligence, licensing and transactional matters, patent prosecution and freedom to operate opinions. Campbell also has extensive experience in complex patent practice matters. Recently he represented the E-Z-GO division of Textron Inc. and obtained two preliminary injunctions against multiple defendants for trade dress and design patent infringement for golf cars.
Campbell has been repeatedly selected for inclusion in Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business as a leading IP attorney. Additionally, he was recognized as a Virginia Super Lawyer by Law & Politics and Richmond magazine as a DC Super Lawyer (2007). He was also peer voted and profiled in Virginia Business’ annual Legal Elite as the top IP attorney in the Commonwealth of Virginia (2007).
Campbell has represented companies in IP counseling, including corporate IP audits and licensing. He has established corporate IP programs for several clients and assisted in administrating corporate patent estates by sitting on intellectual property committees of various clients. He also has negotiated numerous patent licenses in a variety of technologies, including vision recognition technology, product sorting devices, adhesives, fiber tow technologies and manufacturing equipment.
Campbell received a J.D. from The Catholic University of America, Columbus School of Law and a B.S. from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University.
Porter Novelli for Goodwin Procter LLP