Sherman W. Kahn has broad experience with all aspects of complex business litigation with a particular emphasis on intellectual property and international issues. Mr. Kahn also counsels clients regarding intellectual property, licensing, and privacy issues. Mr. Kahn also provides advice to clients on information security and data-breach issues.
Mr. Kahn has litigated patent matters involving complex technologies, such as programmable logic devices, microprocessors and controllers, memory devices, construction equipment, medical devices, supercomputers, LCD & PDP display devices, LED Lighting, various computer software products, and networking technologies. Mr. Kahn also litigates trade secret, trademark, copyright, and antitrust matters.
Mr. Kahn represents clients in international arbitration proceedings presenting complex technical and commercial issues and has arbitrated under the AAA, JCAA, ICC, and other arbitration and dispute resolution rules. The subject matter of these arbitrations has ranged from patent issues to construction and commercial issues. Mr. Kahn provides advice regarding clause drafting and pre-dispute issues in connection with major construction and infrastructure projects. He is a member of the International Centre for Dispute Resolution Panel of Arbitrators, the American Arbitration Association Roster of Commercial Arbitrators, and the International Institute for Conflict Prevention and Resolution (CPR) Panel of Distinguished Neutrals.
Mr. Kahn advises clients regarding information security and privacy issues for compliance and in privacy-related regulatory proceedings and litigation. Mr. Kahn represents clients in FTC and state attorney general investigations of privacy and information security practices.
Mr. Kahn practiced in Morrison & Foerster's Tokyo office for five years. During that time he was licensed as a gaikokuho jimu bengoshi and a member of the Dai-Ni Tokyo Bar Association.