1.0 CLE credit (applied for)
- Trademarks, including clearance procedures and recent common scams.
- Copyrights, including covering the bases for ownership.
- IP issues presented by internet and social media use.
- Status of software patent potential.
- Patent troll developments.
Mindi M. Richter, Esq. is Board Certified as an Intellectual Property Law Specialist and has counseled clients in the areas of trademark selection, registration and protection, as well as trade secrets, copyright, patent, and internet matters. Mindi has experience in litigating intellectual property matters of all types, both in the United States Patent and Trademark Office as well as in state and federal courts across the country. Guiding clients in negotiating, developing and drafting licenses, assignments and other intellectual property contracts is another area of her experience.
J. Todd Timmerman Co-chairs Shumaker’s Intellectual Property Law Practice Group. Todd is a business lawyer, specializing in intellectual property protection. He is AV® Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell and certified as an Intellectual Property Law Specialist by the Florida Bar Board of Legal Specialization and Education. Todd's practice spans a wide range of intellectual property and technology-related litigation and transactional matters for the firm's clients. He maintains an extensive intellectual property law practice, specializing in intellectual property and technology counseling and litigation, assisting clients in crafting sound intellectual property protection and enforcement strategies so they may secure and maximize the value of their critical intellectual property assets.