TOLEDO, Ohio - Effective May 1, 2017, Fraser Clemens Martin & Miller LLC, a law firm that specializes in intellectual property and technology law, is joining the full-service business law firm Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP.
The Fraser Clemens Martin & Miller attorneys, who specialize in intellectual property and technology law, including patents, trademarks, copyrights, trade secrets, licensing, technology transfer, intellectual property management and infringement issues, adds depth and breadth to Shumaker’s already strong intellectual property practice. With an increased demand for intellectual property services, it also bolsters the firm’s competitive position locally, regionally and nationally to meet this need.
“We have long respected the talented intellectual property lawyers of Fraser Clemens Martin & Miller and are very excited that they are now part of Shumaker,” said Thomas Dillon, the Toledo office’s managing partner. “The 10 attorneys and five staff members bring tremendous experience and expertise. Now with more than 30 in our intellectual property group, we are confident that Shumaker will better serve our clients not only in Florida, North Carolina and Ohio, but also across the country.”
Founded in 2004, Fraser Clemens Martin & Miller built on the foundation of Don Fraser's more than 50 years of experience.
“Don, a founding member and mentor, always emphasized the importance of placing the interests of the client first, and this principle has been our No. 1 priority from the start,” said Doug Miller, also a founding member of the firm. “Shumaker embraces this same belief, ensuring the continued high quality of service our clients have come to expect."
The attorneys of Fraser Clemens Martin & Miller are technically trained as engineers and scientists in the fields of mechanical, electrical and industrial engineering, electronics, biochemistry and biotechnology, as well as computer hardware, software and business methods. The firm currently has intellectual property professionals and support staff in Ohio, Michigan and Hawaii.
This addition increases the number of attorneys at Shumaker to more than 260 throughout Ohio, North Carolina and Florida. Shumaker is a premier provider of quality legal services to individuals, small businesses, healthcare providers, nonprofit organizations, Fortune 500 and international corporations. The firm was named an Am Law 200 law firm by American Lawyer. Am Law firms range in size from 150 to 4,000 lawyers and in revenues between $85 million to $2 billion.
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About Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP
Founded in 1925, Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP is a full-service law firm with more than 260 attorneys and has five offices in Toledo and Columbus, Ohio; Tampa and Sarasota, Fla.; and Charlotte, N.C. Shumaker is a premier provider of quality legal services. Whether it's commitment to clients or work in the community, involvement lies at the core of all of Shumaker’s initiatives.