Biography

SARAH DELIVERS PRACTICAL ADVICE TO HELP BUSINESSES BUILD THEIR INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY ASSETS AND ACHIEVE THEIR BUSINESS GOALS.

Sarah has over twenty years’ experience helping clients protect, enforce and exploit their intellectual property assets and overseeing clients’ general business needs, with particular depth in the creative industries, tech, financial and consumer product sectors.

Sarah has extensive experience in a wide scope of corporate and commercial agreements and transactions involving intellectual property, and assisting with the day-to-day needs of clients. She clears, registers and enforces brand names in the U.S. and internationally. She handles sales and distribution issues, as well as complex licensing matters. She represents clients in Trademark Trial and Appeal Board proceedings and in disputes involving intellectual property, including mobile app and domain name conflicts. She also counsels clients on marketing, advertising, contest and online reputation management issues. Sarah also services clients operating in the creative and entertainment industries, including in areas involving rights exploitation, including U.S.-China film, TV and music related transactions, as well as in the newly-developing cannabis branding area.

Also admitted to practice in Ontario, Canada, and currently qualified as a Foreign Legal Consultant in Ontario, Sarah has extensive experience in Canadian cross-border issues and helping Canadian businesses enter the U.S. market.

Sarah is the head of Dorsey’s New York Trademark Group and the firm’s Creative Industries Industry Group. Sarah is a contributor to Dorsey’s critically-acclaimed IP Blog, TheTMCA.com, which focuses on legal developments in the world of TradeMarks, Copyrights, and Advertising. TheTMCA.com was named one of the “Top 50” law blogs by the ABA Journal in 2017.

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