1 ARBITRATION AND MEDIATION CENTER WIPO LIST OF NEUTRALS BIOGRAPHICAL DATA Carol Anne BEEN Partner Dentons US LLP 233 S. Wacker Drive, Suite 7800 Chicago, IL 60606 United States of America Telephone: +1 312 876 3122 Fax: +1 312 876 8000 E-mail: [email protected] Date of Birth: 1955 Nationality: American EDUCATIONAL AND PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS J.D., magna cum laude, University of Illinois, 1983 ; Law, 1982-83; Visiting student, Northwestern University School of nois, 1976. B.S., Journalism, Bronze Tablet, University of Illi Admitted in: Illinois; Northern District of Illinois; Seventh Circuit; Eastern District of Michigan; Western District of Michigan; the United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit. LANGUAGES English. August 2, 2013 34, chemin des Colombettes, 1211 Geneva 20, Switzer land T +41 22 338 82 47 F +41 22 740 37 00 E [email protected] W www.wipo.int/amc
2 2 WIPO Profile – C.A. BEEN PRESENT POSITION Partner, Dentons US LLP. PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE BEFORE PRESENT POSITION Partner, Sonnenschein Nath & Rosenthal, Chicago, 19 90-2013; Associate, Sonnenschein Nath & Rosenthal, Chicago, 1988-90; Associate, private law firm, 1984-88; th Judicial Law Clerk, U.S. Court of Appeals, 7 Circuit, 1983-84; Journalist. MEMBERSHIP IN PROFESSIONAL BODIES International Trademark Association; Promotion Marketing Association. AREAS OF SPECIALIZATION uter, media, entertainment and publishing law. Trademark, copyright, adversiting, e-commerce, comp EXPERIENCE IN INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY General trademark, copyright prosecution, counselin g and litigation; Intellectual property audits, and transactions; Sweepstakes law, advertising copy clearance, false and misleading advertising issues, and right of publicity; Software and technology licensing, internet and e-c ommerce; Trademark licensing and merchandising; Privacy law; eo production deals. Publishing, motion picture, television and home vid EXPERIENCE WITH RESPECT TO DOMAIN NAMES Internet and e-commerce work includes domain name p rotection, acquisition and disputes, advertising in cyberspace, web-related agreements, e-business p rocedures, terms and conditions, and protection of intellectual property in cyberspace. MAJOR PUBLICATIONS Co-author, chapter in CCH’s forthcoming treatise, Business and Legal Issues in International E- commerce (working title); Co-author, chapter on acquisition and disposition o f intellectual property in the United States for th e book, Transactions (John Wiley & Sons, Inc.); The New Role of Intellectual Property In Commercial U.S. correspondent on intellectual property issues for International Property Forum (Australia); Articles about entertainment, trademark and copyrig ht law issues appearing in various journals, such as ABA Intellectual Property Newsletter and IP Litigator . EXPERIENCE IN COURT LITIGATION
3 3 WIPO Profile – C.A. BEEN Involved in trademark infringement, trade dress inf ringement, false advertising and copyright infringement litigation. Trademark infringement li Trovan, Ltd. v. Pfizer, Inc. (C.D. tigation includes: Cal) (on-going); Blue Cross & Blue Shield Ass’n v. American Express Co ., (N.D. Ill.) (on-going); th Sands Taylor & Wood v. Quaker Oats Co., Cir., 1995. 44 F.3d 579, 7 EXPERIENCE IN MEDIATION Handled clients’ intellectual property disputes thr ough various forms of alternative dispute resolutio n, including judicial and private mediation.
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