Christian Hawthorne focuses her practice on trademark and copyright protection and enforcement including intellectual property litigation and TTAB disputes, trademark and design clearance, drafting trademark- and copyright-related demand letters, administrative trademark proceedings, responding to office actions, advertising compliance, and drafting assignment, coexistence, and settlement agreements.

Prior to joining the firm, Christian worked as an associate in the Seattle, Washington headquarters of a West Coast law firm where she was a member of its business and litigation practice teams and concentrated primarily on matters involving intellectual property, labor and employment law, and various business litigation disputes.

While attending law school, Christian served as a judicial intern for the Honorable Judge Carol A. Schapira in the King County Superior Court in Seattle, Washington and a legal intern at Indiana University’s Student Legal Services. Christian was also Assistant Editor of American Legal Studies at the Birmingham City University in the United Kingdom.


Indiana University Maurer School of Law J.D. (2017)

Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University B.S. (2013) Psychology, magna cum laude, Order of Omega


Washington (2017)

Court Admissions

U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Washington

U.S. District Court for the Western District of Washington

Professional & Community Activities

Loren Miller Bar Association, Member

King County Bar Association, Member, Diversity Committee, Member (2017-Present)

Washington State Bar Association, Member

American Bar Association, Member


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