Sherman Kahn

Sherman Kahn acts as an arbitrator and mediator and represents clients in international and domestic proceedings presenting complex technical and commercial issues and has arbitrated under the ICC, AAA, ICDR, JCAA, HKIAC, UNCITRAL, CPR and other arbitration and dispute resolution rules as well as ad hoc. He arbitrates technology issues ranging from life sciences to semiconductors to software to IT outsourcing and involving patent and trademark issues, research and development, collaboration, licensing and distribution. He also handles highly technical cases raising mining, construction and commercial issues. Sherman has also litigated patent matters involving technologies, including DNA constructs, programmable logic devices, microprocessors and controllers, memory devices, construction equipment, medical devices, biotechnology, supercomputers, LCD & PDP display devices, LED Lighting, various computer software products, cryptographic technologis and networking technologies as well as IT outsourcing, trade secret, trademark, copyright, and antitrust matters.

Sherman is a member of the ICDR Panel of Arbitrators, the AAA Roster of Commercial Arbitrators, the CPR Distinguished Panel of Neutrals and the KCAB International Panel of arbitrators. He is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (FCIArb) and a Fellow of the College of Commercial Arbitrators. He was Chair of the New York State Bar Association Dispute Resolution Section for the 2014-2015 year. He is a member of the New York International Arbitration Club and the CPR Institute Arbitration Committee. He is co-chair of the Technology Committee of the New York International Arbitration Center.

Sherman is with Maschoff Brennan in New York, and before its merger with Maschoff Brennan was with Mauriel Kapouytian Woods LLP for ten years. He practiced with Morrison & Foerster for seventeen years including five years in its Tokyo office. During that time he was licensed as a gaikokuho jimu bengoshi .

Sherman received his JD from the UC Berkeley School of Law in 1993. He is admitted in California, New York and Washington DC.