Douglas Cherry, Partner of Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP., and President of the Sarasota County Bar Association 

Douglas A. Cherry is a Board Certified Intellectual Property Lawyer and partner with the Sarasota law firm Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP. His practice focuses on intellectual property (patent, copyright, trademark, trade secret and unfair competition) consulting, acquisition, licensing and litigation.

 Doug 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, software performance disputes, E-mail privacy, identity theft, consulting and employment agreements, and technology licensing.  Doug has extensive litigation and mediation experience involving high profile, corporate technology cases, patent, trademark, copyright, and trade secret litigation. He has counseled clients in the areas of trademark selection, registration and protection and copyright registration.

 Doug has authored many articles on intellectual property and legal technology for various publications and has been interviewed on similar topics for several publications.

 Currently, Doug serves as President of the Sarasota County Bar Association.