Professionals

Rita P. Sanzgiri, Ph.D.

Dr. Rita (“Ruta”) Sanzgiri is a registered patent attorney who counsels her clients on patent strategies in the general areas of life-sciences, pharmaceuticals, biotechnology, biochemistry, and green technology, “My bachelor’s in chemistry, my master’s in biotech and my Ph.D. in genetics have given me a broad base to understand the science and technologies I work…

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Sarah J. Schneider

Sarah Schneider is a shareholder in the trademark and copyright practice group who works with clients concerning all aspects of trademark and copyright matters, including advertising, media, and technology law. Sarah’s practice encompasses searching, clearing, filing and prosecuting domestic trademarks; maintaining, policing and defending trademark registrations and assisting clients in creating international trademark portfolios. Sarah…

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Douglas W. Swartz

With more than 25 years of experience in patent prosecution, technology licensing, and intellectual property counseling, Doug represents national and international companies in global intellectual property audits, strategic planning processes, and due diligence investigations, competitive patent landscape analysis, and product and process clearance reviews. His extensive experience allows him to advise clients in the development…

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Sabrina C. Stavish

Sabrina manages and protects her client’s brands. With a focus on brand management and strategy, Sabrina advises companies in nearly every industry with protecting their domestic and international trademarks, copyrights and Internet domains. Her areas of experience include: Trademark Clearance; Trademark Prosecution; Trademark Portfolio Strategy; Copyright Infringement; Copyright Protection and Registration; and Domain Name Disputes.…

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Richard J. Stern, Ph.D.

Dr. Rich Stern is a patent agent whose practice includes all aspects of domestic and foreign patent prosecution, due diligence of patent portfolios, valuation of patents and early-stage technologies, and strategic management of patent portfolios. Rich draws on 20 years of technical expertise in the areas of biochemistry, genetics, molecular biology, virology, immunology, vaccines, and diagnostic methods and devices.…

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Jeanette Sinclare

Jeanette’s combined interest in the arts and the law is what initially drew her to intellectual property.  Since starting at Sheridan Ross, she recognizes and appreciates the innovative ways her clients use their brands and products in their respective marketplaces. “Recognizable branding is what helps my clients standout in the market place.  I take pleasure in…

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