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, and other arbitration and dispute resolution rules. He arbitrates technology issues ranging from patent and trademark issues to IT outsourcing. He also handles highly technical cases raising mining, construction and commercial issues. Sherman has also litigated patent matters involving technologies, including programmable logic devices, microprocessors and controllers, memory devices, construction equipment, medical devices, biotechnology, supercomputers, LCD & PDP display devices, LED Lighting, various computer software products, 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 and the CPR Distinguished Panel of Neutrals. He is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (FCIArb). He is 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 Mauriel Kapouytian Woods LLP in New York. 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.