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 letting my creativity help to develop the innovative ways to make their brands pop!”
Jeanette counsels her clients on all aspects of trademark and copyright protection, including the development and management of portfolios. Her practice focuses on U.S. and international trademark clearance, prosecution, enforcement, and portfolio management for clients in a wide variety of industries. Jeanette’s legal experience and academic background provide her with a multidimensional perspective in securing comprehensive IP rights for an array of clients in various industries.
Before entering private practice, Jeanette worked as in-house counsel for SRS Acquiom, where she negotiated and finalized acquisition documents in complex M&A transactions. In addition to her work with SRS, Jeanette has experience formulating contract management systems and analyzing licenses for risk exposure with an online retailer.
Jeanette’s prior experience evaluating and forming business relationships that are consistent with her clients’ long-term goals helps her to understand better the needs and expectations different businesses and individuals can have as they develop their portfolios. “I strive to think more creatively and outside of the box while effectively communicating to my clients about the potential risks and rewards of a chosen course.”
International Trademark Associate Internet Committee, Member, 2019