We are pleased to announce the promotion of Hunter D. Keeton and Christina M. Licursi to the position of shareholder, effective January 1, 2019. The promoted attorneys’ legal and technical know-how covers a range of practice areas, including litigation, licensing and transactions, post-grant proceedings, and trademarks and copyrights.
“Hunter and Christina exemplify the industry-leading skill and extraordinary dedication for which Wolf Greenfield is known,” said Tim Oyer, Wolf Greenfield’s President and Managing Partner. “Their talent, energy and hard work play a key part in helping our clients achieve their business goals. We look forward to seeing them continue to grow and succeed in their new roles.”
Hunter Keeton focuses his practice on litigation in the areas of patent, trademark, trade dress, copyright, domain name disputes and internet cases. He has extensive experience representing clients in federal district court and state court, and before the International Trade Commission. Several times after securing complete victories for clients at the lower court level, Hunter was the primary drafter on appeals briefs to the Federal Circuit that led to full affirmances. He has also worked on a number of reexaminations and post-grant matters, while ensuring that those strategies also complement the litigation strategy. Hunter is based in the firm’s Boston office.
Christina Licursi focuses her practice on trademark prosecution and litigation, including representing clients before the US Patent and Trademark Office’s Trademark Trial and Appeal Board (TTAB) and in federal courts across the country. Within her counseling practice, Christina advises clients and international associates on branding strategies and understanding the business and legal risks associated with the adoption, use and registration of trademarks. Her clients cover a variety of industries, including biotechnology, food and beverage, clothing, medical equipment, and software and telecommunications. In addition to trademark matters, Christina handles various copyright issues, domain name portfolio management and related disputes, and social media and internet matters. Christina is based in Boston, but also supports clients from the firm's New York office.