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Bass, Berry & Sims PLC

Intellectual Property

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What the team is known for

Notable practice with deep experience in the full gamut of IP matters. Particular strength in the technology and healthcare spaces, as well as a growing practice in the sports sector. Possesses the capacity to handle sophisticated IP transactions and high-stakes litigation relating to patent and trademark infringement.

Strengths

A satisfied client comments: "They are responsive and provide good value for money."

Another market source added: "The team is impressive."

Interviewees confirm this is a "very knowledgeable" group.

Work highlights

Advised Mid-America Apartment Communities on issues related to trademark clearance, prosecution and disputes.

Notable practitioners

Experienced IP litigator Paige Mills focuses her practice on representing clients in a range of patent and trademark disputes.
"She has an excellent technical knowledge and very longstanding experience. She is highly respected and she is a fantastic mediator."

Robert Brewer regularly advises clients on the IP aspects of transactional matters, with notable expertise in the technology and healthcare sectors.
"He is knowledgeable and diligent in providing legal guidance." "His practice is just amazing because he knows so much about so many things, and he is our go-to person for all of them."

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Overview

Intellectual Property Practice Summary

Our Intellectual Property & Technology attorneys offer the complete range of legal services for the identification, development, acquisition, protection, commercialization and enforcement of intellectual property (IP) assets and related technology. Whether performing due diligence for an acquisition, securing a patent or trademark, or using litigation to resolve an IP dispute, our full-service intellectual property group works closely with clients to provide business-minded solutions and to achieve results in a cost-effective and efficient manner.

Some of our IP portfolio services include:

  • Patent prosecution, maintenance and enforcement.
  • Trademark clearance, registration, maintenance and enforcement.
  • Copyright litigation and counseling.
  • Trade secret litigation and counseling.
  • IP aspects of mergers, acquisitions, alliances, strategic relationships, joint ventures and other corporate and healthcare transactions.
  • Technology development, procurement and commercialization.
  • Information technology and business process outsourcing.
  • Providing infringement, validity and enforceability opinions.
  • Developing IP portfolio strategies.
  • Counseling on privacy and data security.
  • Advising on media, advertising and marketing strategies.
  • Valuation and asset management.

Industries

Automotive

Biotechnology

Chemicals

Computer hardware and software

Consumer products

Electronics

Financial services

Healthcare

Information technology

Life sciences

Media and entertainment

Music

Pharmaceuticals

Telecommunications

Intellectual Property

Bass, Berry & Sims PLC

firm
Location

150 Third Avenue South

Suite 2800

Nashville

Tennessee

USA

TN 37201

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Tennessee

Intellectual Property


Paige W. Mills
Band 1
Robert L Brewer
Band 1