Patterson Intellectual Property Law

Firm Update


Ryan Levy named Shareholder at Waddey & Patterson

Attorney Ryan Levy has been named a Shareholder of the firm, announced Ed Lanquist, Managing Shareholder. Levy, who joined Waddey & Patterson in 2005, focuses his practice on intellectual property litigation with a particular emphasis on patent disputes.

“We are very pleased to name Ryan a Shareholder of our firm, particularly as our patent prosecution and litigation practice continues to grow,” said Lanquist.  “He is a talented attorney, who has provided valuable service in meeting the needs of our technology clients.  Whenever an associate who joined us out of law school becomes a shareholder, it demonstrates stability.”

A registered Patent Attorney, Levy also prosecutes patent applications in a wide variety of technologies including medical devices, environmental remediation, chemical manufacturing, and nutritional supplements.  In addition, he regularly advises members of the firearms industry on intellectual property issues.

Levy received his Juris Doctor from Duke University School of Law in 2005.  He graduated in 2001 from North Carolina State University with a B.S. degree in Biochemistry and a B.S. degree in Chemical Engineering.

Levy is a member of the American Bar Association, the Tennessee Bar Association, and the Tennessee Intellectual Property Law Association. A member of Nashville Bar Association, he serves on the association’s Continuing Legal Education Committee. He is also a member of the Board of Directors of the association’s Young Lawyers Division.