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J. Todd Timmerman

Partner, Intellectual Property Practice Co-Administrator
Bank of America Plaza
101 E. Kennedy Boulevard
Suite 2800
Tampa, FL 33602
Direct813.227.2243
Fax813.229.1660
ttimmerman@slk-law.com

Assistant

Lori Dyer
Direct813.221.7426
ldyer@slk-law.com

J. Todd Timmerman Co-chairs the firm'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.  Certification is the highest level of recognition by The Florida Bar of the competency and experience of attorneys in the area of Intellectual Property Law.

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.  Todd also handles trademark and copyright registration matters and intellectual property and technology licensing, transfer, and other business transactions.

Todd is the former Managing Partner of the firm's Tampa office and former member of the firm's national Management Committee. 

Published Decisions

  • Yellow Pages Photos, Inc. v. Ziplocal, LP, 2012 WL 2952452 (M.D. Fla. 2012)
  • ALPS South, LLC v. Ohio Willow Wood Co., 2010 WL 2347046 (M.D. Fla. 2010)
  • Ohio Willow Wood Co. v. ALPS South, LLC, 2010 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 19120 (S.D. Ohio 2010)
  • Ohio Willow Wood Co. v. ALPS South, LLC, 2009 U.S. Dist LEXIS 87543 (S.D. Ohio 2009)
  • Pandora Jewelry, LLC v. Cappola Capital Corp., 2009 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 63747 (M.D. Fla. 2009)
  • Pandora Jewelry, LLC v. Cappola Capital Corp., 2009 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 63382 (M.D. Fla. 2009)
  • Pandora Jewelry, LLC v. Cappola Capital Corp., 2009 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 43287 (M.D. Fla. 2009)
  • Pandora Jewelry, LLC v. Cappola Capital Corp., 2009 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 23584 (M.D. Fla. 2009)
  • Washington v. Fla. Dep't of Children & Families, 2008 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 84871 (M.D. Fla. 2008)
  • Pandora Jewelry, LLC v. Cappola Capital Corporation, 2008 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 7903 (M.D. Fla. 2008)
  • JB Oxford & Co. v. First Tennessee Nat'l Ass'n, 427 F.Supp.2d 784 (M.D. Tenn. 2006)
  • Hi-Tech Pharmaceuticals, Inc. v. Herbal Health Products, Inc., 2005 U.S. App. LEXIS 9791 (11th Cir. 2005)
  • Team Tires Plus, Ltd. v. Tires Plus, Inc., 394 F.3d 831 (10th Cir. 2005)
  • Hi-Tech Pharmaceuticals, Inc. v. Herbal Health Products, Inc., 311 F.Supp.2d 1353 (N.D. Ga. 2004)
  • Adstep, Inc. v. Freeman Decorating Co., 2003 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 25728 (M.D. Fla. 2003)
  • JB Oxford Holdings, Inc. v. Net Trade, Inc., 76 F.Supp.2d 1363 (S.D. Fla. 1999)
  • JB Oxford Holdings, Inc. v. Net Trade, Inc., 1999 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 21084 (S.D. Fla. 1999)
  • P.C.B. Bancorp, Inc. v. Premier Community Bank, NAF Case No. FA00112000096266 (January 31, 2001)
  • DeRisk IT Ltd. v. DeRisk IT, Inc., WIPO Case No. D2000-1288 (December 3, 2000)
  • Morgan Tire & Auto, Inc. v. Orthogonal Technologies, NAF Case No. FA0006000094961 (July 19, 2000)
  • Morgan Tire & Auto, Inc. v. Don-Olson.com, c/o Rask, Inc., NAF Case No. FA0006000094962 (July 18, 2000)

Honors

  • AV® Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell
  • Tampa's Top Attorneys
  • Top Attorneys in Florida
  • Florida Super Lawyer by Super Lawyers magazine, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2007
  • Super Lawyers, Corporate Counsel Edition 
  • Best Lawyers, "Tampa Litigation - Intellectual Property Law Lawyer of the Year," 2017
  • Best Lawyers in America, 2009 - 2017
  • Florida Legal Elite by Florida Trend magazine, 2016

Professional and Community Affiliations

  • The Florida Bar: Business Law Section: Cyber and Computer Law and Intellectual Property Law Committees
  • Hillsborough County Bar Association: Business and Intellectual Property Law Sections
  • American Bar Association: Business and Intellectual Property Law Sections
  • Federal Bar Association
  • International Trademark Association
  • Hillsborough County Bar Foudation: Board Member; President-Elect
  • Tampa Bay Regional Planning Council, Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy Committee
  • Outback Bowl Association: Board Member; Executive Committee-Vice Chair for Pinellas County; Team Selection Committee
  • Dartmouth Alumni Association: Class of 1989 Executive Committee-Newsletter Editor
  • Dartmouth Club of Tampa Bay: Board Member; Book Award Chair

News Releases

08.16.2016Shumaker Lawyers Recognized in The Best Lawyers In America® 2017
06.22.2016Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP Attorneys Named Florida Trend's Florida Legal Elite 2016
06.09.2016Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP Attorneys Named 2016 Florida Super Lawyers and 2016 Florida Rising Stars
01.08.2016Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick Attorneys Speak at HCBA Corporate Counsel Section Luncheon
08.26.2015J. Todd Timmerman President-Elect of the Hillsborough County Bar Foundation
08.19.2015Shumaker Lawyers Recognized in The Best Lawyers In America® 2016
06.12.2015Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP Attorneys Named 2015 Florida Super Lawyers and 2015 Florida Rising Stars
03.31.2015Steven M. Berman and J. Todd Timmerman Guest Lecturers at University of Florida College of Law Advanced Bankruptcy Seminar
08.21.201483 Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP Lawyers Selected for Inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® 2015
06.16.2014Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP Attorneys named 2014 Florida Super Lawyers and 2014 Florida Rising Stars
06.05.2014Shumaker Wins Victory for Local Stock Photography Business
08.15.201383 Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP Lawyers Selected for Inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® 2014
06.13.2013Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP Attorneys Named 2013 Florida Super Lawyers and 2013 Florida Rising Stars
08.28.201281 Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP Lawyers Selected for Inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® 2013
08.21.2012J. Todd Timmerman Elected to the Executive Committee of the Outback Bowl
03.30.2012Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP Announces New Tampa Office Managing Partner and Management Committee Addition
09.07.201170 Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP Attorneys Selected for Inclusion in The Best Lawyers In America® 2012
06.10.2011Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP Attorneys Named 2011 Florida Super Lawyers and 2011 Florida Rising Stars
08.12.201070 Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP Attorneys Selected for Inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® 2011
07.01.2010Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP Attorneys Named to Super Lawyers, Corporate Counsel Edition
06.07.2010Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP Attorneys Named 2010 Florida Super Lawyers and 2010 Florida Rising Stars
01.20.2010J. Todd Timmerman Appointed Chair of the Tampa Bay Partnership’s CEO Direct Program

Publications

03.30.2016Client Alert: Changes in the European Union
11.01.2012"Issues in Cross-Border Trademark Protection"
05.01.2012"Another Blow Struck to Method Patents"
01.01.2008"The European Community Trademark," Vol. 7, No. 1 Hillsborough County Bar Association Lawyer 16
February, 2007"The $67 Billion Question," Smart Business Tampa Bay

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Education

  • J.D., with honors, University of Florida, Trial Competition Team, 1992
  • A.B., Dartmouth College, 1989

Bar and Court Admissions

  • Florida, 1992
  • Middle District of Florida, 1992
  • Southern District of Florida, 2012
  • Northern District of Illinois, 2012
  • United States Court of Appeals Federal Circuit, 2010
  • Eastern District of Michigan, 2007
  • United States Court of Appeals Tenth Circuit, 2004
  • United States Court of Appeals Eleventh Circuit, 2004

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