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Ed Lanquist Named 2016 IP Star

Ed Lanquist, Managing Shareholder and Registered Patent Attorney, has been selected for inclusion in the 2016 Intellectual Property (IP) Stars List.  In the United States, rankings were provided for all 50 states (plus the District of Columbia), as well as a list of “IP Stars” in each jurisdiction.  This is the third consecutive year he has been recognized as an IP Star.

Mr. Lanquist is a member of the Nashville Bar Association and the Tennessee Bar Association, where he is past chair of the Intellectual Property Committee. An A/V rated attorney, he was named one of Tennessee’s Top Lawyers by the National Law Journal in 2012 and has been named a “Best Lawyer”  each year since 2010, as well as Best of the Bar by the Nashville Business Journal.

Active in the community, Mr. Lanquist was a member of the 2013-14 Leadership Nashville class and was selected the following year to serve as 2015 co-chair for the new Class.  He serves as a Board Member of the Nashville Technology Council and the Arts and Business Council. He is Past Chair and Past Board Member of the Nashville Shakespeare Festival and two-time Past Chair and Past Board Member of the Mid-South Chapter, Multiple Sclerosis Society.

The 2016 World IP Survey, conducted by Managing Intellectual Property, covers more than 80 countries. The rankings are based on extensive research among IP practitioners carried out over a six month period, starting in September last year. A team of researchers in London, New York and Hong Kong sought responses from thousands of practitioners by phone, surveys, email and face-to-face meetings, making this the most comprehensive and authoritative survey of the IP legal market yet published.