Christine James focuses her practice on domestic and international brand management. She helps clients determine the availability of trademarks, develop and implement appropriate trademark registration programs, monitor and enforce trademark rights, and leverage the goodwill of trademarks through licensing. Ms. James regularly advises clients embarking on extensive domestic and international trademark protection programs. She counsels, coordinates and oversees numerous international contentious proceedings. She serves as co-editor of the Country Guides, an electronic publication of the International Trademark Association which is used by many trademark owners and practitioners around the world as a ready reference on international trademark law and practice.

In 2017 and 2018, Ms. James was recognized in The Best Lawyers in America® for Trademark Law. In 2016 and the three years immediately preceding, she was recommended by Legal 500 US in the area of Non-Contentious Trademark Law. In 2016 and 2017, Ms. James was recognized as a leading national trademark practitioner by World Trademark Review 1000 – The World's Leading Trademark Professionals.

Professional & Community Activities

Country Guides: Essential Information on Trademark Protection Worldwide, electronic publication of The International Trademark Association (INTA), Co-Editor

Education

  • Duke University, J.D. (1998)
  • Duke University, LL.M. (1998)
  • Brown University, M.A., Architectural History (1990)
  • Sewanee: University of the South, B.A. (1988)
    summa cum laude

Bar Admissions

  • New York (2000)
  • Georgia (1998)

Who We Are

What fully engaged means to me:

Helping trademark owners realize their brands' full potential.

Suite 2800, 1100 Peachtree Street NE
Atlanta, GA, 30309-4528
USA
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Christine P. James

Experience Highlights

Trademark portfolio management for apparel design and sourcing company
Provide global trademark portfolio management and enforcement advice and assistance to an apparel design and sourcing company with prominent more
Trademark portfolio management for Weather Group Television
Provides brand management and portfolio maintenance, advice, licensing, litigation and other assistance in connection with trademarks, copyrights, more
Trademark portfolio management and enforcement assistance for AXIS Capital Holdings
Represents AXIS Capital Holdings, an international reinsurance services provider, in trademark clearance, protection, portfolio management, and more
Trademark portfolio management assistance to AutomationDirect.com Inc.
Provides trademark portfolio management and litigation assistance to AutomationDirect.com Inc.  Founded as an alternative to established industrial more