Diserio Martin O'Connor & Castiglioni LLP

Jane C. Christie

Associate
Stamford, Connecticut
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(203) 358-0800
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(203) 348-2321

Jane is an associate in the firm’s Intellectual Property department.  Jane practices in all aspects of trademark law, providing counsel on trademark clearance, prosecution, enforcement, and litigation matters.  She has experience handling opposition and cancellation proceedings before the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board and  trademark and trade dress litigation matters in federal court. Jane’s practice also includes a focus on copyright law, including procuring copyright registrations and assignments, agent designation for service providers under the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA), and copyright infringement litigation in federal court. Jane is active in e-commerce and regularly assists in investigations and enforcement of trademark and copyright claims against infringers on the internet.  Jane obtains immediate shut down of infringing websites and e-commerce listings pursuant to the DMCA.  Jane counsels clients on website privacy policies, terms of service, licensing and advertising. 

Prior to joining DMOC, Jane clerked for the Honorable Thomas A. Bishop and the Honorable David M. Borden of the Connecticut Appellate Court.  Jane earned her J.D., magna cum laude, from the Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law at Arizona State University.  While in law school, she was an editor of Jurimetrics: the Journal of Law, Science & Technology and published an article on the implementation of cell phone jamming technologies into correctional facilities.  Jane also interned in the Division of Advertising Practices at the Federal Trade Commission in Washington, D.C.  Additionally, Jane served for two years as a teaching assistant for Dean Douglas Sylvester’s Intellectual Property survey course.  Upon graduation, Jane was awarded the Class of 2011 National Association of Women Lawyers Outstanding Law Graduate Award.

PUBLICATION

Jane C. Christie, Disconnected: The Safe Prisons Communications Act Fails to Address Prison Communications, 51 JURIMETRICS J. 17 (2010).