Professor Eric Goldman’s wife needs your attention

Anyone who practices in the field of “Internet Law” knows who Eric Goldman is.  I’m not the only one who religiously devours his Technology and Marketing Law blog, and I suspect that I’m also not the only attorney who finds his analysis of topics such as Section 230, the TCPA, and other “techie” issues to be quite valuable in my law practice.

He posted today, but it wasn’t about CAN-SPAM or whether or not a plaintiff might have a valid trespass to chattels claim based on alleged harm to a server.  No, today he posted about his family.  Specifically, his wife Lisa’s shocking lung cancer diagnosis.

I encourage you to read his post, and to also read Lisa’s blog as she tries to make sense of her condition while also spreading the word that lung cancer is not only a smokers’ disease.  As she said, “lung cancer can strike anyone with lungs.”  My cousin, Josh, died from colon cancer last year at 37 years old.  Lisa is 41.

Eric’s post: http://blog.ericgoldman.org/archives/2014/02/my-wife-has-lung-cancer-read-her-story.htm

Lisa’s Blog:  http://lisa.ericgoldman.org

No Place Like Home

It has been a very, very busy year both personally and professionally.  Personally, I lost a very, very close family member to cancer, yet, in the process, I forged some amazing relationships that will last a lifetime.  On the work-front, I have returned to the boutique IP firm that first hired me as a law clerk during law school.  It was a tough decision to leave Walters Law Group after 4 great years, but in the end, I know that it was the right decision.

Specifically, I have rejoined the firm of Beusse Wolter Sanks Mora & Maire, P.A in downtown Orlando.  My practice includes intellectual property litigation and dispute resolution (including patent litigation), trademark and copyright prosecution, and related services such as licensing and transactional matters.  Based on my previous practice, I also have extensive experience working with Internet-related technologies and clientele, including mobile app developers, webmasters, and other content providers, and I will continue to practice in this area as well.

Feel free to contact me if you think I might be of assistance.

Here’s to an exciting and productive 2014!

 

2013 Super Lawyers Rising Stars list

Just as unexpected as it was last year:

 

Kevin W. Wimberly has been named to the Florida Rising Stars list as one of the top up-and-coming attorneys in Florida for 2013.  Each year, no more than 2.5 percent of the lawyers in the state receive this honor.  The selection for this respected list is made by the research team at Super Lawyers.

Super Lawyers, a Thomson Reuters business, is a rating service of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement.  The annual selections are made using a rigorous multi-phased process that includes a statewide survey of lawyers, and independent research evaluation of candidates, and peer reviews by practice area.

The Rising Stars lists are published nationwide in Super Lawyers magazine and in leading city and regional magazines across the country.

A Brief IP Detour

One of my firm’s new cases:

http://www.myfoxorlando.com/story/18661812/sanford-faces-lawsuit-over-handling-of-records-in-trayvon-martin-shooting

As stated by Walton County Circuit Judge La Porte in January 2012, “Society as a whole is familiar with the emergency number 911 and if you are a custodian of public records you had better become familiar with another number that indicates an emergency-the number 119, Florida Public Records Act.”

Yours truly named to the 2012 Florida Rising Stars list

This was an unexpected honor:

Kevin W. Wimberly has been named to the Florida Rising Stars list as one of the top up-and-coming attorneys in Florida for 2012.  Each year, no more than 2.5 percent of the lawyers in the state receive this honor.  The selection for this respected list is made by the research team at Super Lawyers.

Super Lawyers, a Thomson Reuters business, is a rating service of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement.  The annual selections are made using a rigorous multi-phased process that includes a statewide survey of lawyers, and independent research evaluation of candidates, and peer reviews by practice area.

The Rising Stars lists are published nationwide in Super Lawyers magazine and in leading city and regional magazines across the country.