Chairman

2900 K Street NW
Washington

DC, 20007

+1 202 625 3500

Trade mark star 2020/21

English


Practice areas:

Trade mark litigation
Trade mark strategy & counseling
Trade secrets/confidential information

Industry sectors:

Advertising
Aerospace & defence
Automotive
Telecommunication


As the chair of Katten, Roger Furey leads the development of the firm's vision, strategic direction and growth. Roger also works together with CEO Noah Heller to execute on the firm’s strategic priorities, including strengthening the firm’s diversity and inclusion, pro bono, and community engagement capabilities. Roger spends much of his time with clients of the firm, ensuring they receive the highest quality legal service delivered with efficiency and innovation. In addition to his role as chair, during his legal career Roger has protected and enforced the intellectual property rights of his clients in every region of the world. His practice concentrates on disputes involving trademarks, trade secrets, copyrights, advertising and other areas of unfair competition.

Roger's 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, chemical coatings, consumer homecare, industrial power sources, aviation and aerospace, flooring products and defense contracting. He also has considerable experience representing sports entities in nationwide trademark and copyright infringement ad counterfeit-enforcement programs in connection with major sporting events.

In the advertising and marketing arena, Roger represents clients in Lanham Act Section 43(a) false advertising and state law unfair competition litigation. He also handles inquiries, investigations and litigations brought by regulators including the Federal Trade Commission and state attorneys general. 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 and his team review client advertising campaigns for compliance with federal and state regulatory requirements, and he is active in representing clients in advertising disputes brought before the National Advertising Division (NAD) of the Better Business Bureau.

 

Last updated 3rd June 2020