Shumaker, Loop and Kendrick Adds Key Player to Intellectual Property Team

08.01.2014

TAMPA, Fla. – Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP, a full-service business law firm with offices in Sarasota and Tampa, Fla., welcomed seasoned intellectual property (IP) attorney Suzette Marteny to its strong lineup of IP and patent attorneys in the Tampa office.

Marteny, joining the firm as partner, brings more than 10 years of experience in intellectual property law, and is a registered patent attorney who understands the nuts-and-bolts of patent prosecution and is licensed to represent clients in the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office. 

Marteny’s specialties include assisting companies and individuals in obtaining, leveraging and litigating patents, trademarks, copyrights and trade secrets. Her extensive experience assisting clients in acquiring, asserting and leveraging intellectual property assets in a variety of industries complements the solid IP team already in place at Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick. Led by Managing Partner Todd Timmerman, the law firm’s IP team in Tampa and Sarasota consists of four patent lawyers and five litigators with more than 125 years of combined experience in the field.

“I am pleased to join one of the largest and most successful powerhouse IP teams in the state,” said Marteny. “No one matches the wealth of experience and knowledge that this team has. I look forward to collaborating with some of the best attorneys in Florida to provide superior service and results to a diverse lineup of business clients.”

Known on-air as the “Vicious Litigator”, Marteny also hosts a weekly law-related radio show, Law Talk with Suzi Marteny, airing Saturdays at 11 a.m. on 1400AM, America’s Talk Radio Network in Tampa, in which she interviews guests like prominent attorney F. Lee Bailey and others about current events and law trends.

Marteny received her law degree from Stetson University College of Law and her bachelor’s degree in chemistry from the University of South Florida.

About Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP

Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP is a full-service business law firm with more than 230 lawyers, 55 paralegals and 475 employees in five offices: Toledo and Columbus, Ohio; Tampa and Sarasota, Fla.; and Charlotte, N.C. In each of its markets, Shumaker is the premier provider of quality legal services to individuals, small businesses, health care providers, nonprofits and Fortune 500 and international corporations.

About Suzette Marteny

Martney is a registered Patent Attorney and assists companies and individuals in obtaining, leveraging and litigating patents, trademarks, copyrights and trade secrets. She has experience assisting clients in acquiring, asserting and leveraging intellectual property assets a variety of industries, including aviation, manufacturing, e-commerce, hospitality, bar/restaurant supplies, smart cards, municipal infrastructure, fashion, chemical, consumables, telecommunications, sewer repair, sports equipment, medical devices, software, technology, Internet and domain names. View her full profile here.


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