Pina M. Campagna Partner

Pina Campagna was named partner in 2015 and has been with the firm since 2005. Her practice encompasses both patent and trademark IP protection for U.S. and international business clients. Ms. Campagna’s patent practice centers on conducting freedom-to-operate searches and analysis, patentability studies, due diligence studies, and all aspects of patent preparation and prosecution. Her trademark practice includes conducting clearance searching and analysis; providing opinions regarding the registration and use of trademarks; preparation and prosecution of trademark applications; oppositions; and cancellations.

Ms. Campagna followed her passion for science by attending Hofstra University where she earned a B.S. in biochemistry. She began her career as a research biochemist for Estée Lauder, conducting skin research. During her tenure with the company, Ms. Campagna leveraged her scientific expertise by taking on the role of patent consultant. She quickly perceived the opportunities available in patent law and attended Albany Law School of Union University where she earned her J.D. Over the years, Ms. Campagna has been instrumental in developing the firm’s trademark practice.

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Education

  • Albany Law School of Union University, J.D., 2004
    • Vice President, Intellectual Property Law Society
    • Executive member, Law Journal of Science and Technology
  • Hofstra University, Bachelor of Science, Biochemistry/Biology, 2000

Admissions

  • United States Supreme Court
  • New York State Supreme Court, Appellate Division, Third Dept.
  • United States District Courts: Eastern, Northern and Southern Districts of New York
  • New York State Bar
  • United States Patent Bar

Associations

  • 2017 Vice President of Programs for the Hofstra Alumni Organization
  • Association Internationale Pour La Protection De La Propriété Intellectuelle (AIPPI)
    • Standing Committee on Designs – U.S. Member
  • Chair of Hofstra University Women in Leadership Committee 2015-2017
  • New York Intellectual Property Law Association (NYIPLA)
    • Co-chair: NYIPLA Trademark Practice and Law Committee 2013-2016
  • International Trademark Association (INTA) (Academic Committee)
  • American Intellectual Property Association (AIPLA) (Trademark Law, Programs, Mentoring Committees)
  • Albany Law School Mentoring program
  • St. Francis Prep Legal Services Alumni Chapter
  • LaunchPad LI

Recognitions

  • February 2016- Featured in Model Citizens Magazine- “Pina Campagna- A Model Citizen”
  • May 2015 – Long Island Business News Movers & Shakers- Campagna joins Designs Committee of AIPPI
  • 2010 – 2014 – Long Island Business News Who’s Who in Women in Professional Services
  • 2012 – Dale Carnegie Graduate – Completion of Skills for Success Course
  • 2002 – Albany Times Union – “Giving Back After September 11” – for over 200 hours pro bono work at Shearman & Sterling to 9/11 victims’ families

Ms. Campagna’s insight into biological and chemical innovations enables her to advise clients on building strategic IP portfolios that will give them a competitive advantage. By understanding our clients’ IP and business objectives, she develops global strategies to optimize the value of their patents and trademarks. Ms. Campagna also enjoys helping clients to develop trademarks and establish successful brands.  Ms. Campagna routinely prepares opinions on trade dress and patentability, and advises clients regarding domain name disputes and protection.

Presentations

  • April 12,2017 “Guest Speaker in Technology and Society Class for engineering students at Hofstra University- “Artificial Intelligence and the Fourth Industrial Revolution and its Impact on IP”
  • April 12,2017- “Guest speaker on Panel for International Trade Breakfast- relevant IP issues for exporters –Entrepreneurs Going Global”
  • May 16, 2016- “Guest speaker on Panel for International Trade Breakfast- relevant IP issues for exporters –Entrepreneurs Going Global”
  • October 13,2016- “Guest Speaker in Technology and Society Class for engineering students at Hofstra University- “From Conception to Product Launch- Intellectual Property Rights”
  • March 10, 2015- Guest Speaker in Technology and Society Class for engineering students at Hofstra University – “Intellectual Property: Exlusion vs. Diffusion of Technology”
  • November 2, 2015 – Guest Speaker in Technology and Society Class for engineering students at Hofstra University – “Intellectual Property: From Conception to Product Launch and Beyond”
  • September 17, 2015 – Seminar on WIPO Services and Initiatives Joint Program — Global Intellectual Property Systems: The Hague System; a simplified application process for obtaining ‘registered designs'(or ‘design patents’) for the protection of industrial designs in many international jurisdictions
  • March 28, 2015 – USPTO Annual Women’s Entrepreneurship Symposium- “Is Pro Se the Right Way?  Trademark Dos and Dont’s”
  • March 7, 2014 – Seminar –Developing a New Product or Considering Exporting Your Product Internationally?  Big Data, Privacy and Intellectual Property Considerations for Doing Business Locally and Internationally,  co-sponsored by Carter, DeLuca, Farrell & Schmidt, LLP and Touro Law Center
  • May 15, 2013 – Exporting: Doing Business Internationally, sponsored by The Stony Brook Small Business Development Center (SBDC)
  • May 2013 – NYIPLA Annual Meeting- Trademark Case Law Update Workshop
  • April 19, 2013 – Seminar – Developing a New Product or Considering Exporting Your Product Internationally? What You Need to Know to Protect Your Invention or Product – Patents, Trademarks, & Copyrights Explained, co-sponsored by Carter, DeLuca, Farrell & Schmidt, LLP and Touro Law Center
  • April 2, 2013 – Seminar- Patents 101: Protecting Your Intellectual Property, co-sponsored by Hofstra University Frank G. Zarb School of Business and Launchpad LI
  • May 24, 2012 – Seminar- Intellectual Property: From Conception to Product Launch and Beyond, sponsored by New York State Professional Engineers Society
  • Feb. 14, 2012 – Seminar- Teaming on Long Island for Success, co-sponsored by The Stony Brook Small Business Development Center (SBDC) and the Long Island Forum for Technology (LIFT)
  • October 29, 2015 – Panelist on at Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law
  • November 2, 2015 – Intellectual Property: From Conception to Product Launch and Beyond/ Careers in Intellectual Property – Presented to Engineering Students at Hofstra University

Moderator

  • 2015 Launchpad Meet-up – Effective Strategies for Small and Medium-Sized Software Companies
  • 2014 NYIPLA Annual Meeting Program – Hard Issues in Soft IP- A Year in Review CLE Workshop
  • 2014 NYIPLA Half Day Program – Hot Topics in Trademark, Advertising and Copyright CLE Seminar
  • 2013 NYIPLA Half Day Program – Hot Topics in Trademark, Advertising, Copyright and Design Patents CLE Seminar
  • 2012 NYIPLA Half Day Program – Hot Topics in Trademark CLE Seminar

Publications

Nonprofit Affiliations

  • Girls, Inc. (Suffolk, Long Island Chapter)
  • Girls on the Run (Nassau County Council)

Participant

  • 2014 and 2015- Judge for Hofstra University’s $100,000 CPXi Venture Tech Challenge