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Christopher R. Chase
Adjunct Professor

Fordham University School of Law
150 West 62nd Street
New York, NY 10023


  • 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, J.D. May 2002, magna cum laude
         Executive Articles Editor, Law Review
  • University of North Carolina, B.A. 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)