April 17, 2020
Fitch Even partner Sherri N. Blount has been selected for inclusion in the 2020 Super Lawyers list, once again recognized as a top attorney in Intellectual Property Law and Entertainment & Sports Law in Washington, D.C. No more than five percent of all lawyers in D.C. are selected by the research team at Super Lawyers to receive this honor each year.
Sherri advises clients on a broad range of promotions, marketing, and advertising issues, as well as entertainment and media matters. She has extensive experience in trademark and brand protection, complex licensing agreements, trade secrets, unfair competition, copyright and infringement issues, work-for hire arrangements, and digital rights management.
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