DeMatteis Executive Speaker Series: Patent and Law and Engineering: Should You Consider a Career in Intellectual Property Law?

The Fred DeMatteis School of Engineering and Applied Science EXECUTIVE SPEAKER SERIES presents Patent Law and Engineering: Should You Consider a Career in Intellectual Property Law? Pina Campagna was named partner at Carter, DeLuca, Farrell & Schmidt LLP 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.


Featured Speaker:

Pina M. Campagna, Esq.

Partner, Carter, DeLuca, Farrell & Schmidt LLP



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.

Expertise and Approach

Ms. Campagna's insight into biological and chemical innovations enables her to advise clients on building 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 patent and trademark acquisitions. While she is readily adaptable to changing priorities in patent prosecution, Ms. Camapagna also enjoys developing trademarks and helping clients establish successful brands.  Ms. Campagna routinely prepares opinions on trade dress and patentability, and advises clients regarding domain name disputes and protection.

Open to DeMatteis students only


Date: Thursday, October 18, 2018

Time: 4:30 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Location: Adams Hall, Room 208



Thursday, October 18, 2018



Adams Hall
Adams Hall
Hofstra University
Hempstead, NY 11549

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