July 3, 2022


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Shumaker’s Longstanding Dedication to the Tampa Bay Bowl Deepens With Election of Mindi Richter to the Board of Administrators

TAMPA, FL – Tampa Associate and Mental Property and Expertise Regional Service Line Chief Mindi Richter (PHOTO ATTACHED) has been elected to the Tampa Bay Bowl Board of Administrators, persevering with Shumaker’s 29-year dedication to the Southeastern Convention-Huge Ten matchup performed yearly at Raymond James Stadium. Mindi additionally serves as a member of the Workforce Choice Committee for the bowl, which has been a part of the distinguished New 12 months’s Day bowl lineup since 1989. Shumaker’s involvement with the Tampa Bay Bowl dates again to 1993.

“Mindi combines her huge expertise with unmatched enthusiasm,” famous Board Chair Troy Atlas. “We’re excited to have her as part of our workforce.”

“I’m actually trying ahead to this position on the board and persevering with to hold on the agency’s assist for such a landmark sporting occasion in Tampa Bay that helps our group in numerous methods,” Mindi mentioned. 

Along with Mindi’s contributions, Associate Todd Timmerman at the moment serves as Vice Chair for Pinellas County on the Govt Committee, and he sits on the Workforce Choice Committee for the bowl.  

For 36 years, the Tampa Bay Bowl has contributed greater than $164 million mixed to universities and has generated an estimate of greater than $1.1 billion in financial influence for the Tampa Bay area over its historical past. Along with the hundreds of thousands of {dollars} supplied to universities every year, the bowl additionally began a Charitable Giving Initiative in 2016 to supply extra contributions to Tampa Bay space charities every year. Greater than $3 million has been donated to greater than 140 charitable organizations by means of this program, together with $500,000 in 2022. The bowl has additionally pledged extra donations of no less than $500,000 every year for no less than the subsequent three years. 

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Mindi is Board Licensed by the Florida Bar as an Mental Property Regulation Specialist. An skilled trial lawyer, Mindi litigates mental property circumstances of every kind across the nation, together with claims similar to trademark, patent, and copyright infringement, in addition to commerce secret misappropriation, unfair competitors, and area identify disputes. Mindi additionally often handles trademark circumstances earlier than the Trademark Trial and Attraction Board of the USA Patent and Trademark Workplace.  

Along with litigation, Mindi has an unlimited quantity of expertise in transactional mental property issues. She routinely counsels shoppers in creating patent, copyright, and trademark portfolios and handles trademark and copyright prosecution issues. Mindi additionally guides shoppers in negotiating, creating and drafting licenses, assignments, and different mental property contracts. As well as, Mindi often evaluates the mental property facets of mergers, acquisitions, and financings.

ABOUT SHUMAKER: Based in 1925, the Shumaker workforce of greater than 270 legal professionals and advisors is a premier supplier of authorized and legislative options, targeted on being a constructive and impactful distinction maker for our shoppers and within the communities we serve.