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Bogdanos, Claudia T.

Claudia T. Bogdanos

Of Counsel

claudiabogdanos@quinnemanuel.com
Direct Tel: +1 212-849-7188
New York
Tel: +1 212 849 7000 Fax: +1 212 849 7100

Claudia T. Bogdanos specializes in intellectual-property litigation in federal and state courts and before the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board.  She has experience in domestic and international trademark prosecution and search evaluation.  She represents litigants in  trademark, unfair competition, theft of trade-secret, and copyright actions and is experienced in settlement negotiations and mediation. 

  • Avanir Pharmaceuticals Inc.
  • Bristol-Myers Squibb
  • Deckers Outdoor Corporation
  • Diageo PLC
  • ESPN
  • Gucci America, Inc.
  • Johnson & Johnson Consumer Companies, Inc.
  • Legal & General Group PLC
  • Major League Soccer
  • NFL Properties and its 32 member clubs
  • Samsung
  • Societe des Bains de Mer (operator of top resorts and casinos)
  • Tinder, Inc.
  • Represented Samsung in a wide-ranging action in which Apple asserted trademark, trade dress and patent claims against numerous Samsung smartphones and tablet computers.  After discovery and before trial, Apple dismissed its trademark claims. On the trade dress infringement claims that remained for trial, Samsung obtained a jury verdict that found no infringement.  Samsung also prevailed at trial on a majority of Apple’s trade dress dilution claims, including all of those relating to tablet computers and its current smartphone models.
  • Represented the Washington Redskins in several challenges to its long-held trademark registrations, brought by Suzan Harjo and six other petitioners and by Amanda Blackhorse and four others, on the grounds that the marks disparage and otherwise injure Native Americans. The case was dismissed, and the Redskin's registrations preserved. 
  • Represented Diageo PLC in defending a trademark action brought by The Explorers Club in New York City over Diageo’s JOHNNIE WALKER  EXPLORERS’ CLUB COLLECTION blended Scotch whiskey.  The case settled on favorable terms.
  • Represented Legal & General Group PLC against The Travelers Indemnity Company in a contract and trademark dispute over the parties’ respective umbrella designs.  The case settled on favorable terms.
  • Represented Deckers Outdoor Corporation in a trademark dispute against Emu, a manufacturer and seller of pull-on sheepskin boots, for referring to its own boots as “ugg boots” on its website—a blatant attempt to “genericize” the UGG trademark and deprive Deckers of its long-standing U.S. trademark rights in the designs.  The case settled on favorable terms.
  • Represented Deckers in a trade dress dispute against Romeo & Juliette, Inc., the manufacturer of Bearpaw sheepskin boots, for infringement of protectable design elements of several iconic Ugg styles.  The case settled on favorable terms.
  • Represented the Societe des Bains de Mer in protecting its CASINO DE MONTE CARLO trademark against the federal registration of the mark MONTE CARLO by Victoria Partners.  The case settled on favorable terms.
  • Represented NFL Properties and the Baltimore Ravens against claims of copyright infringement concerning the team's logo design.  The resulting jury verdict was favorable to NFL Properties and the Baltimore Ravens.
  • Represented the Chicago Bears and the Baltimore Ravens in preventing Twelfth Man Tennessee from obtaining federal trademark registrations for the respective designations 12TH BEAR and 12TH RAVEN.  The Chicago Bears and the Baltimore Ravens prevailed with a full victory.
  • Represented ESPN in protecting its X GAMES brand against an individual seeking to register the mark A GAMES for action-sports television programming and events.
  • Columbia Law School
    (J.D., 1995)
    • Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar
    • Columbia Law Review:
      • Editor, 1995
  • Princeton University
    (B.A., cum laude, 1989)
The State Bar of New York; United States District Courts: Southern District of New York, Eastern District of New York, Eastern District of Wisconsin; United States Court of Appeals: Fourth Circuit
  • Law Clerk to the Hon. Leonard B. Sand:
    • United States District Court for the Southern District of New York, 1995-1996
  • Member, American Bar Association
    Intellectual Property Section
  • Member, State Bar of New York
    Intellectual Property Section
  • Member, New York City Bar Association
    Intellectual Property Section