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  • Loyola University Law, J.D.
  • University of Maryland, B.A.
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Colin has over 10 years of experience protecting his clients’ brands and enforcing their rights.

Colin has extensive litigation experience in pursing Lanham Act, copyright, Anti-cybersquatting Consumer Protection Act, Design Patent Infringement and Computer Fraud and Abuse Act actions on behalf clients throughout the United States. Colin has also developed a worldwide network of local counsels to assist his clients in securing rights in foreign jurisdictions.

Colin pursued large numbers of UDRP and URS actions with both the World Intellectual Property Organization and National Arbitration Forum. Colin has also prepared and filed new gTLD applications; and drafted Legal Rights Objections against new gTLDs.

Colin’s practice also encompasses the traditional areas of transactional matters involving trademarks and copyrights including: trademark clearance reviews and investigations, drafting hundreds of international and domestic clearance opinion letters; reviewing FDA regulations to ensure client compliance; the prosecution and maintenance of domestic and foreign trademarks; drafting office action responses. 

  • Loyola University Law, J.D.
  • University of Maryland, B.A.
“Guest Lecture on Internet Enforcement and New gTLDs”
Loyola Law School
Nov. 15, 2016
  • Intellectual Property Constituency (IPC) of ICANN
    • WHOIS Public Accuracy Pilot Study Comment Group
    • Cross Community Working Group on Enhancing ICANN Accountability (CCWG-Accountability)
    • Cross Community Working Group on the Use of Country and Territory Names (CWG-UNCT)
    • GNSO Review Draft Report Comment Group
  • Member of the Internet Committee for INTA
Illinois, 2004