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Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP

Sherli M. Furst

Sherli M. Furst


Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP
New York, U.S.A.

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Sherli handles a broad range of intellectual property matters in the fashion and entertainment industries.

Sherli’s practice focuses on complex intellectual property disputes such as trademark and copyright infringement, internet rights and the DMCA, contract and commercial disputes, rights of publicity and unfair competition. Her experience includes representing clients with intellectual property policing and licensing, intellectual property rights, and credit rights and revenue distribution. Sherli regularly counsels fashion and media clients on managing intellectual property portfolios and protecting and enforcing those rights around the world.

She also has experience representing clients in a variety of financial services litigation matters including banking and securities fraud, consumer retailing and franchising, and real estate-related litigation.

Relevant Experience

  • Represented high profile clothing designer in trademark infringement dispute.
  • Represented media client in a variety of intellectual property policing and licensing matters.
  • Represented media client at trial for breach of note and fraudulent conveyance action.
  • Represented garment manufacturer in negotiating the settlement terms of a dispute over intellectual property rights.
  • Represented independent filmmaker in negotiating the settlement terms of a dispute over credit rights and revenue distribution.
  • Represented music entertainment company in matters related to copyright infringement, unfair competition and misappropriation.
  • Represented international manufacturer in declaration of non-infringement, non-dilution, declaration of invalidity, and an order of cancellation for trade dress.
  • Represented clients in general litigation counseling and intellectual property policing services.
  • Fox News Network v. TVEyes, Inc. (co-author of the amici curiae brief on behalf of interested non-parties).
  • Kirtsaeng v. John Wiley & Sons, Inc. (co-author of the amici curiae brief on behalf of interested non-parties).
  • Star Athletica v. Varsity Brands (co-author of the amici curiae brief on behalf of interested non-parties).


BS, Cornell University, 2005
Areas of Practice

  • With Courts’ Silence FCC’s ‘Good Faith’ Standards Has Left TV Programmers and Distributors at Impasse, BNA Telecom Law Report
  • 'Dancing Baby' Copyright Case Through A Proper Lens, Law360
  • Supreme Court Address Problems of Size, New York Law Journal
  • BNA Insights: The Rise in ASEAN – Expected Litigation Outflow, Bloomberg BNA

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