Christian S. Morgan
Representative Legal Matters
Advise a wide variety of clients regarding internet-related trademark and copyright enforcement matters, including trademark and DMCA takedowns, registrar and webhost liability, and social media issues, and represent clients in Uniform Domain Name Dispute Resolution Policy (UDRP) proceedings before the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO).
Advise clients on global trademark strategy and coordinate portfolio management.
Obtained first impression ruling concerning applicability of the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) as to discovery in proceedings before the US Trademark Trial and Appeal Board (TTAB).
Secured temporary restraining order, preliminary and permanent injunctions, and damages award of more than USD 49 million on trademark counterfeiting and infringement, phishing, cybersquatting and copyright infringement claims in Northern District of Illinois on behalf of global financial derivatives exchange company.
Secured permanent injunction and damages award of more than USD 5 million on patent infringement and false advertising claims in District of Arizona.
Advised one of the world's largest online ticket resellers on acquisition of copyright portfolio containing thousands of works.
Professional Associations and Memberships
- Richard Linn American Inn of Court - Member
- International Trademark Association (INTA) - Member
- U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois~United States (2017)
- Illinois~United States (2017)
- Loyola University Chicago School of Law (JD, cum laude) (2017)
- University of Nebraska (BA, with High Distinction) (2014)