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Christopher R. Chase

Christopher Chase

Adjunct Professor of Law

Email: [email protected]


  • Intellectual Property Drafting, Fordham University School of Law, 2012-present


  • Partner, Frankfurt Kurnit Klein & Selz, P.C., 2006-present
  • Litigation Associate, Clifford Chance Rogers & Wells LLP, 2002-2005


  • The Catholic University of America, Columbus School of Law, JD May 2002 magna cum laude
         Executive Articles Editor, Law Review
  • University of North Carolina, BA 1999


  • Marketers: Ambush the World Cup at Your Own Peril, Digiday (June 10, 2014)
  • Ambush or Associational Marketing: Concerns With These Controversial Marketing Techniques, Advertising Compliance Service, Volume XXXIV, Issue 12 (June 16, 2014)
  • In Wake of Scandals, Marketers Should Pay Extra Attention to Morals Clauses, AdvertisingAge (January 14, 2013)
  • Fighting for What's Left of Exclusivity: Strategies to Protect the Exclusivity of Sponsors in the Sports Industry, Journal of Sponsorship (August 2010)
  • Strategies to Protect the Exclusivity of Sponsors in the Sports Industry, Journal of Sponsorship (August 2010)
  • Protecting Exclusivity in Sports Sponsorships By Preventing Ambush Marketing, Bloomberg Law Reports, Intellectual Property (May 17, 2010)
  • A Moral Dilemma: Morals Clauses in Endorsement Contracts, Sports Litigation Alert (April 10, 2009)
  • Lanham Act - Not Right of Publicity - Provides Best Shot For The "Naked Cowboy." (December, 2008)
  • How the Band Protects Its Brand: The Use of Trademark Law to Protect and Promote the Musical Artist, 14 Intellectual Property Today 35, Nos. 3 and 4 (March and April 2007)
  • Online Advertising - Practical Law Company Cross-Border Manuals, (2006 - 2010 updates) (primary contributor)
  • What's In A Name? Names in the Music Industry, The Deli Magazine, (2006)
  • To Shred or Not to Shred: Document Destruction Policies and the Federal Obstruction of Justice Statutes, 8 Fordham J. Corp. and Fin. L. 721 (2003), cited in Arthur Anderson LLP v. United States, 125 S. Ct. 2129, 2135 (2005)
  • The Political Question Doctrine: Preventing the Challenge of U.S. Foreign Policy in 767 Third Avenue Associates v. Consulate General of Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia, 50 Cath. U.L. Rev. 1045 (2001)

Mailing Address

Fordham University School of Law
Legal Writing Program
150 West 62nd Street, Room 7-175
New York, NY 10023