Sharoni Finkelstein is Venable’s West Coast brand protection lead. Sharoni’s practice focuses on global brand protection and enforcement, counseling clients on how to secure, protect, and police their trademark rights. She represents clients in federal court, before the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board (TTAB), and in Uniform Domain Name Dispute Resolution (UDRP) proceedings. Sharoni manages high-volume enforcement programs, sending cease and desist letters, negotiating complex settlements in trademark infringement matters, and handling infringement matters on social media and other Internet platforms, including through the use of various takedown proceedings.
Sharoni also counsels clients with U.S. and international trademark portfolios, and manages global trademark portfolios for multinational companies. She performs domestic and international trademark clearance, prosecution, maintenance, and portfolio management; and advises clients on proper trademark use.