Christian Abella recently joined Hamrick & Evans, LLP as an Associate Attorney. Mr. Abella has a deep fascination for civil litigation involving entertainment and intellectual property law. Mr. Abella's prior experience includes a boutique labor and employment law firm in the Bay Area and a larger personal injury and insurance defense firm in Southern California.
Mr. Abella achieved his Juris Doctor from the University of San Francisco School of Law in December 2019. In his final semester at USF Law, Mr. Abella served as a Student Clinician within the Internet & Intellectual Property Law Justice Clinic. The IP Clinic gave Mr. Abella hands on experience with start-ups and small business owners across California and their pursuits in filing trademark and service mark applications, renewing trademarks, researching marks for likelihood of confusion, and responding to office actions issued by the United States Patent and Trademark Office. Upon completion of the clinic, Mr. Abella successfully obtained the Intellectual Property and Technology Law Certificate.
Mr. Abella is licensed to practice law in the State of California.