Sheri’s practice focuses primarily on trademark law, including clearance searches and the trademark application and registration process. A significant component of Sheri’s intellectual property work has been in the arts and entertainment areas.
Prior to joining Morse, Barnes-Brown & Pendleton, Sheri served and continues to serve as the director of legal services for the Volunteer Lawyers for the Arts. She consults artists and arts organizations on a wide range of legal issues such as copyrights, assignments, licensing agreements, collaboration and publishing agreements, nonprofit incorporation, and develops various legal educational trainings. Sheri has spoken at seminars/webinars and panels for artists and attorneys on topics such as copyright and the copyright registration process, the Massachusetts consignment of art law (104A), protecting your art online, and how to effectively work with other artists. Sheri is licensed in both Massachusetts and New York.
Sheri is a co-chair of the Arts, Sports, and Entertainment Law sub-committee of the Boston Bar Association and is a member of the Public Relations Committee of the Woman’s Bar Association. Sheri is an attorney instructor with LawTutors, LLC where she tutors bar students for the Massachusetts or New York bar exam, and is the editor of the bar exam essay preparation book, What Not to Write: New York.
Sheri received her J.D. from Suffolk Law School in 2007 with a concentration in intellectual property, with distinction. She received her B.A., magna cum laude, from the University of Rhode Island.
Presenter at 2014 SwissNex Boston seminar for executive MBA students from Bern, Switzerland, on starting a business in U.S.
2011 Boston Bar CLE: In-Depth Planning for Artists and Art Collectors - A Foundation for Intellectual Property and Trusts & Estates
University of Rhode Island
Suffolk Law School