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abe.shanehsaz​@FaegreBD.com

300 N. Meridian Street, Suite 2700

Indianapolis, Indiana 46204

D: +1 317 237 1029
F: +1 317 237 1000

Education

Indiana University Maurer School of Law
J.D., Indiana Journal of Global Legal Studies (managing editor) (2014)
Indiana University
B.S. in Marketing and Management, magna cum laude (2011)

Bar Admissions

Indiana

Court Admissions

U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Indiana U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Indiana

Abe Jentry Shanehsaz

Associate

Abe Shanehsaz advises clients on all aspects of U.S. and international trademark, copyright, social media, internet and technology, and e-commerce matters. He advises companies ranging from startups to large multinationals regarding obtaining, maintaining, expanding, leveraging and enforcing strategic intellectual property protections. Abe’s core expertise includes national and international prosecution, clearance, due diligence, dispute resolution and agreement negotiation and drafting.

Intellectual Property Prosecution

Abe is responsible for a portfolio of trademark, copyright, domain and customs matters comprising more than 6,500 individual properties in more than 125 territories. He handles these matters on behalf of companies ranging from large multinational companies with hundreds of individual properties in nearly every jurisdiction worldwide to small startups from Indianapolis and elsewhere that leverage smaller portfolios.

Agreements and License Negotiation

Abe represents companies in need of contract drafting, negotiation, and licensing where protection, leverage, and maintenance of intellectual property, technology, data, and confidentiality are primary concerns.

Dispute Resolution by Non-Traditional Means

Abe assists property holders in pre-litigation contexts through effective and efficient leveraging of administrative processes that address infringements and other concerns through the Uniform Dispute Resolution Policy (UDRP), cancellation and opposition proceedings, cease and desist and pre-litigation settlement negotiations, notice and take-downs (DMCA), and terms of service and other social media, web-hosting, privacy violations reporting.

Honors

  • Indiana Super Lawyers – Rising Stars, Intellectual Property, 2018
  • Pro Bono Honor Roll, 2017
  • Phi Delta Phi International Legal Honors Fraternity
  • Alpha Lambda Delta National Academic Honors Society
  • Phi Eta Sigma National Honors Society

Professional Associations

  • Indianapolis Bar Association
  • International Trademark Association (INTA)
  • The International Licensing Industry Merchandisers' Association (LIMA)

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