SARASOTA, FL – The law firm of Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP is pleased to announce that Sarasota partner Douglas A. Cherry has been installed as President of the Judge John M. Scheb American Inns of Court for the 2018-2019 term. The Inn is a membership of judges, lawyers, legal educators, and law students that work to promote excellence in legal advocacy, foster greater understanding of the system of American law, provide significant educational experiences that improve and enhance the skills of lawyers and judge, help the development of law students, promote collegiality, and carry ethical values from one generation to another.
Doug is Board Certified in Intellectual Property Law. Doug’s practice focuses on intellectual property (patent, copyright, trademark, trade secret and unfair competition) consulting, acquisition, licensing and litigation. He also focuses on technology law, including consulting clients and attorneys in data breach and cybersecurity issues, electronic discovery issues, domain name disputes, E-commerce agreements, technology implementation transactions, software performance disputes, employment/consultant agreements, and technology licensing.
Founded in 1925, Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP, is a full-service law firm with more than 265 lawyers and seven offices in Toledo and Columbus, Ohio; Tampa and Sarasota, Florida; Charleston, South Carolina; Charlotte, North Carolina and Bloomfield Hills, Michigan. Shumaker is a premier provider of quality legal services.