Mr Roger Furey > Katten > Washington DC, United States > Lawyer Profile
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Mr Roger Furey
Roger P. Furey is the Chairman of Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP. He has more than 25 years of experience protecting and enforcing intellectual property rights on behalf of his clients. Roger concentrates his practice on resolving disputes involving copyrights, trademarks and advertising and he protects his clients’ intellectual property rights around the globe by supervising a network of IP litigators in every region of the world.
His IP litigation experience includes trademark and trade dress infringement, copyright infringement and trade secret misappropriation for clients across a wide range of industries, including telecommunications and information technology, automotive parts, industrial batteries, aviation and aerospace, flooring products and defense contracting. Roger has considerable experience representing sports associations in nationwide trademark and copyright counterfeit enforcement programs in connection with major sporting events.
In the advertising and marketing arena, Roger represents clients in Lanham Act Section 43(a) and false advertising litigation brought by and against competitors. Roger also has considerable experience handling inquiries, investigations and litigations commenced by federal and state regulators, including the Federal Trade Commission, state attorneys general and other regulatory agencies. His location in the Washington, DC office provides him with ready access to federal regulators, and he has developed strong working relationships with many of them. Finally, Roger regularly reviews client advertising campaigns for compliance with federal and state regulatory requirements, and he is very active in representing clients in advertising disputes brought before the National Advertising Division (NAD) of the Better Business Bureau.
JD, University of Virginia School of Law; BS, George Mason University
United States > Intellectual property > Trademarks: litigation
Katten represents clients from a wide array of sectors with particular expertise in acting for clients in the fashion and entertainment industries. The ‘proactive’ attorneys are ‘excellent communicators’ and ‘experts in domestic and international matters’. Chicago-based Floyd Mandell successfully defended PepsiCo in a dispute where plaintiff SportFuel alleged that the client’s use of the tagline ‘Gatorade. The Sports Fuel Company’ infringed upon its trademarks. In another high-profile highlight, the team currently represents Forever 21 in a dispute with adidas concerning the use of striped designs on apparel. New York-based Karen Artz Ash ensures ‘that nothing is overlooked’, she leads the practice with Mandell. Kristin Achterhof and Roger Furey, respectively based in Chicago and Washington DC, are recommended.
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