Sheila Mortazavi



Sheila Mortazavi

Sheila Mortazavi is a partner at the law firm of Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP. She specializes in intellectual property matters and is based in the New York office. Her practice covers all facets of intellectual property litigation and counseling, with a particular emphasis on patent infringement litigation across a wide range of technologies. She advises clients on litigation strategy in complex patent cases, and has successfully represented both plaintiffs and defendants in cases involving consumer electronics, electrical connectors, automotive components, medical devices and pharmaceuticals. She has also represented clients in unfair competition and trademark matters. In addition to litigation, Ms. Mortazavi counsels clients on procurement and transfer of intellectual property rights, negotiation of licenses and other agreements, and evaluation of the scope, validity and enforceability of intellectual property rights. She previously was a partner at Kenyon & Kenyon LLP and Andrews Kurth Kenyon LLP. Over the course of her career, she has advised multinational companies such as Avaya, Bosch, Kawasaki, Olympus, Sony, and Toyota, as well as smaller companies and individuals, with respect to IP rights. Ms. Mortazavi is a member of the firm\'s Diversity Committee, and on the board of directors of the New York Chapter of the Iranian American Bar Association. She was named one of the Top Women in Law 2016 by the New York Law Journal, and one of only 38 Women of Influence 2018 by the New York Business Journal. She has also received recognition for her work from Super Lawyers, where she was named a Rising Star in intellectual property in 2013 and 2014, and selected to the New York Metro Super Lawyers list for intellectual property litigation in 2016, 2017 and 2018.


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