October 28, 2016—Based on the number of attorneys in the firm, the Orlando Business Journal (“OBJ”) compiled a list of intellectual property law firms in Central Florida. BWSM was identified as the second largest law firm with an intellectual property law practice in Central Florida.
October 19, 2016—Terry Sanks guest lectured at Rollins College’s Crummer Graduate School of Business. His presentation was part of the Entrepreneurship course and the title of his presentation was “Patents! Anything and Everything You Want to Know About Them, Just Ask!”
October 10, 2016—Beusse Wolter Sanks & Maire, PLLC has been named a 2016 Law Firm 500 Honoree in the 1st Annual Law Firm 500 Award Honoree List of America’s Fastest Growing Law Firms. Earlier this year BWSM was nominated for its growth, operational excellence and commitment to client service. Each nominee was evaluated by an outside accounting firm, and subjected to an identical review process. The award honorees are a beacon of light for the legal industry demonstrating innovation, operational excellence, and a commitment to client service.
October 4, 2016—With the pending Florida Constitutional Amendment on the November Ballot regarding medical marijuana, Kevin Wimberly provided a CLE-credit presentation entitled Medical Marijuana & Intellectual Property in Florida. Kevin discussed distinctions between Florida trademarks and federal trademarks while also providing examples and strategies for obtaining a medical marijuana trademark should the constitutional amendment pass. He also addressed marijuana patent issues and how local government regulations may affect medical marijuana dispensaries.