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Mindi M. Richter

Bank of America Plaza
101 E. Kennedy Boulevard
Suite 2800
Tampa, FL 33602


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Mindi is Board Certified by the Florida Bar as an Intellectual Property Law Specialist. An experienced trial lawyer, Mindi litigates intellectual property cases of all types around the country, including claims such as trademark, patent, and copyright infringement, as well as trade secret misappropriation, unfair competition, and domain name disputes. Mindi also frequently handles trademark cases before the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board of the United States Patent and Trademark Office.  

In addition to litigation, Mindi has a vast amount of experience in transactional intellectual property matters. She routinely counsels clients in developing patent, copyright, and trademark portfolios and handles trademark and copyright prosecution matters. Mindi also guides clients in negotiating, developing and drafting licenses, assignments and other intellectual property contracts. In addition, Mindi frequently evaluates the intellectual property aspects of mergers, acquisitions, and financings.

In the area of media law, Mindi also counsels clients and litigates issues such as defamation, rights of privacy and publicity, reporters' rights, subpoena defense and the First Amendment. 

When she’s not providing intellectual property advice, Mindi enjoys spending time outdoors playing golf and boating.


  • Best Lawyers in America, 2018 - 2019
  • Florida Rising Star by Super Lawyers magazine, 2009 - 2018
  • Florida Legal Elite by Florida Trend magazine, 2016 - 2017

Professional and Community Affiliations

  • Hillsborough County Bar Association, Co-Chair, Intellectual Property Section
  • Hillsborough County Bar Association, Young Lawyers Division
  • Federal Bar Association, Chair, Intellectual Property Committee for the Tampa Bay Chapter
  • The Florida Bar
  • The First Tee of Tampa Bay, Advisory Board and Board of Directors
  • Tampa Connection, Class of 2009

News Releases

11.06.2018Mindi Richter Moderated the Tampa Bay Chapter Federal Bar Association Brown Bag Lunch
09.07.2018Mindi Richter Appointed to Chair of The First Tee of Tampa Bay Advisory Board
08.15.2018Shumaker Lawyers Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America® 2019
06.18.2018Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP Attorneys Named 2018 Florida Super Lawyers and 2018 Florida Rising Stars
08.17.2017Shumaker Lawyers Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America® 2018
07.01.2017Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP Attorneys Named Florida Trend's Florida Legal Elite 2017
06.08.2017Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP Attorneys Named 2017 Florida Super Lawyers® and 2017 Florida Rising Stars
01.27.2017Mindi M. Richter Appointed Chair of Intellectual Property Committee
08.24.2016Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP Attorneys Speak to Working Women of Tampa Bay
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
04.26.2016Shumaker Attorneys Played in Golf Competition for First Tee of Tampa Bay
03.23.2016Mindi M. Richter Presented to HCBA
02.29.2016Mindi M. Richter Presented to Florida Public Relations Association
01.08.2016Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick Attorneys Speak at HCBA Corporate Counsel Section Luncheon
06.12.2015Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP Attorneys Named 2015 Florida Super Lawyers and 2015 Florida Rising Stars
09.10.2014Mindi M. Richter and Jeffrey B. Fabian Appointed Co-Chairs of Intellectual Property Law Section of HCBA
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
08.12.2013Mindi Richter Appointed Co-Chair of IP Section of the Hillsborough County Bar Association
08.07.2013Shumaker Attorneys Receive Board Certification
06.13.2013Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP Attorneys Named 2013 Florida Super Lawyers and 2013 Florida Rising Stars
01.23.2013Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP Announces New Partners
06.10.2011Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP Attorneys Named 2011 Florida Super Lawyers and 2011 Florida Rising Stars
06.07.2010Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP Attorneys Named 2010 Florida Super Lawyers and 2010 Florida Rising Stars
02.22.2010Mindi Richter Elected to Board of Directors of the First Tee of Tampa Bay
10.21.2009Mindi M. Richter Spoke at the First Amendment Foundation's 2009 Sunshine Seminar


Events and Presentations

Alternate biographies




  • J.D., magna cum laude, Loyola University Chicago School of Law, 2004
  • B.A., Journalism, Indiana University, 2001

Bar and Court Admissions

  • United States Court of Appeals Eleventh Circuit, 2014
  • United States District Court Southern District of Florida, 2012
  • United States Court of Appeals Federal Circuit, 2010
  • United States District Court Middle District of Florida, 2007
  • Florida, 2007
  • Illinois, 2004




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