Carrie A. Longstaff

Counsel

New York
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Overview

Carrie Longstaff focuses her practice on intellectual property (IP) litigation, licensing, opinion work and transactional IP due diligence. With six years of hands-on experience as an engineer, she is guided by a practical understanding of scientific principles and is driven to resolve her clients' matters using an efficient and resourceful approach.

Select Experience

  • Defended a major electronics distributor in multiple patent litigations filed throughout the United States involving cellular technologies.
  • Represented a software distributor in asserting patents related to software activation technology.
  • Defended a Fortune 500 medical technologies company in connection with copyright claims relating to medical illustrations and licensing agreements.
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Experience

  • Defended a major electronics distributor in multiple patent litigations filed throughout the United States involving cellular technologies.
  • Represented a software distributor in asserting patents related to software activation technology.
  • Defended a Fortune 500 medical technologies company in connection with copyright claims relating to medical illustrations and licensing agreements.
  • Represented a Billboard 100 artist in a trademark enforcement action.
  • Defended an international electronics manufacturer and distributor in a multidistrict patent litigation.
  • Represented a major publishing firm in a putative class action brought by an author alleging breach of contract and breach of good faith and fair dealing of the foreign royalties provision of a publishing agreement.
  • Drafted and negotiated IP licenses for startups through Fortune 500 companies.

Recognitions and Memberships

Recognitions

  • New York Metro "Super Lawyer" (2013 to 2016)
    • New York Super Lawyers "Rising Star" (2012)

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Prior Positions

  • Law Clerk for the Honorable Margaret Mary McVeigh, P.J.Ch.
  • Marotta Controls: Project Engineer
  • Flowserve Corporation (formerly Ingersoll Dresser Pump Co.): Product Engineer

Admissions

  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Federal Circuit
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court, District of New Jersey
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Texas
  • U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, Registration No. 55,897

Education

  • J.D., Seton Hall University School of Law, 2005
  • B.S., Mechanical Engineering, University of Delaware, 1997