Douglas A. Cherry Spoke at STF Techbyte Luncheon

SARASOTA, FL – The law office of Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP is pleased to announce that Douglas A. Cherry, associate in the Sarasota office, spoke at the Suncoast Technology Forum (STF) Techbyte Luncheon on November 16, 2010 at the Polo Grill and Bar in Lakewood Ranch, Florida.  Mr. Cherry’s topic was titled “Avoiding Legal Pitfalls in Social Networking, Open Source Software and Records Retention.”  Mr. Cherry discussed best practices and recommended corporate policies in these three areas.

Mr. Cherry is Board Certified in Intellectual Property Law.  Mr. Cherry’s practice focuses on intellectual property (patent, copyright, trademark, trade secret and unfair competition) consulting, acquisition, licensing and litigation.  He also focuses on computer and technology law, business law and entertainment law, including consulting clients and attorneys in electronic discovery issues, domain name disputes, E-commerce agreements, technology implementation transactions and software performance disputes, E-mail privacy, identity theft, consulting and employment agreements, and technology licensing.

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