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Sherin and Lodgen adds new associate to its growing Corporate Practice

September 13, 2017

Sherin and Lodgen LLP is pleased to announce the addition of Kathryn E. Hayes as an associate in the firm’s Corporate/General Business Group. Hayes has broad based experience representing clients in intellectual property matters, corporate contracts, including license and service agreements, co-promotion agreements, SaaS agreements, work for hire agreements, non-disclosure agreements, business formation and regulatory compliance. Kate also has extensive experience in trademark clearance, registration and enforcement. She advises in a variety of industries including consumer products, entertainment, technology, nonprofits, and real estate. Prior to joining Sherin and Lodgen, Kate served as counsel for Marvel Entertainment (a subsidiary of The Walt Disney Company), focusing on legal and policy issues surrounding the creation and management of intellectual property and was an IP consultant for Tory Burch.

Sherin and Lodgen Managing Partner Douglas M. Henry said, “Kate’s diverse background and experience with major consumer brands are impressive, and will be an asset to our corporate team. We welcome her to the firm.”

Commenting on her move, Hayes said, “I am excited to work with Sherin and Lodgen’s team of talented corporate attorneys. They are known for building long-term client relationships and personal service, and I look forward to working with them to help diverse corporate clients achieve their business goals.”

Hayes graduated from Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law in 2013 and received her undergraduate degree from the Smeal College of Business at Penn State.