April 02, 2019


CUA Law alumna, Christen M. English '99, was promoted to Judge at the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board. English has served the TTAB as an Interlocutory Attorney for the last six years. Prior to joining the Board she spent eleven years with the law firm of Drinker Biddle & Reath, LLP, first as an Associate and later as Counsel. Her 20-year career as a trademark lawyer includes prior associate positions in the IP practices of Cooley LLP and the firm now known as Kelley Drye & Warren, LLP. During this career, Judge English counseled clients large and small and worked in secondment for the in-house legal department of a Fortune 50 company. The Board has benefitted from her diverse experience with these firms. Judge English is a summa cum laude graduate of Boston College and earned her law degree magna cum laude from the Catholic University Columbus School of Law.

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