Sarah J. Rhoades

Sarah J. Rhoades: Attorney with Michael J. Sherwood, P.C.


Sarah J. Rhoades is a Registered Patent Attorney practicing exclusively in the area of intellectual property law in Missoula, Montana. She is admitted to the practice of law in Montana. Her practice covers legal issues in trademark, patent, copyright, trade secret, and E-commerce. Ms. Rhoades has worked on more than 115 federal trademark applications and more than 60 patent applications. Ms. Rhoades also has experience with filing both patents and trademarks internationally and has attended special Patent Cooperation Treaty training sessions with the AIPLA in Denver as well as Intellectual Property Continuing Legal Education at the Inland Empire Intellectual Property Institute in Spokane, where she was also a panelist. Ms. Rhoades earned her J.D. from the University of Montana School of Law in 2002. While at UM, Ms. Rhoades interned at the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation and assisted in teaching courses in E-Commerce Law. In 1999, Ms. Rhoades graduated from the University of Montana with a degree in Biology after transferring from Carroll College. She is a native Montanan and grew up on the Dearborn River near Helena, Montana. During high school she earned numerous awards, particularly including a Grand Award from the Intel International Science Fair & Engineering Fair and National Champion of the FFA AgriScience Competition. Ms. Rhoades is currently a member of the American Bar Association, the Intellectual Property Section of the ABA, the ABA Advisory Panel, and the American Property Law Association.

Areas of Practice (6)

  • Trademarks
  • Patents
  • Copyrights
  • Intellectual Property
  • Contracts
  • Commercial Litigation

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
406-203-4169  Phone
406-728-8878  Fax
University Attended:
Carroll College; University of Montana, B.A., Biology, 1999
Law School Attended:
University of Montana, J.D., 2002
Year of First Admission:
registered to practice before U.S. Patent and Trademark Office; 2002, Montana
American Bar Association (Member, Intellectual Property Section; ABA Advisory Panel); American Intellectual Property Law Association; State Bar of Montana; Western Montana Bar Association.
Payment Information:
  • Fixed Hourly Rates

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