Develop, Protect, Enforce, and Expand

Patterson Intellectual Property Law is a leading intellectual property and technology law firm advising clients worldwide on protecting their inventions, innovations, brand, creations, and ideas. We advise on all aspects of the intellectual property life cycle, helping businesses and individuals develop, protect, enforce, and expand their patents, trademarks, copyrights, trade secrets, and technology through custom-tailored legal services. Our services and solutions are engineered to maximize impact for our clients’ business goals.

who we are

Patterson Intellectual Property Law features skilled attorneys with legal and practical experience in numerous industries. In addition to doctorates of law, most of our attorneys have technical degrees in fields such as chemistry, microbiology, neurobiology, mechanical engineering, electrical engineering, and petrochemicals.

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legal services

Patterson provides clients with a full range of IP and technology law services, including preparation, prosecution, litigation, enforcement, maintenance, licensing, and distribution. Whether your IP is a broad portfolio of global patents and trademarks or just a recent spark of brilliance, we can help you define, maintain, grow, and utilize your IP rights.

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industry experience

With over 291 years of combined experience, our firm has provided intellectual property services to countless technical industries from nanotechnology to biomedicine, to road construction equipment, consumer products, and even military weapons and gear.

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Edward Lanquist Reappointed General Counsel of the Tennessee Bar Association

Patterson Shareholder Edward Lanquist has been reappointed General Counsel of the Tennessee Bar Association.

Wayne Beavers Ranked by Chambers and Partners

Patterson Intellectual Property Law is pleased to announce that Shareholder Wayne Beavers has been ranked by Chambers and Partners USA 2020 in Intellectual Property Law for the state of Tennessee. Mr. Beavers has over 40 years of experience in the practice of intellectual property law. He served as General Counsel to Gibson Guitar Corp. from […]

Ed Lanquist Ranked Band 1 by Chambers and Partners

Patterson Intellectual Property Law is pleased to announce that Shareholder Ed Lanquist has been ranked as a Band 1 attorney in Intellectual Property Law for the state of Tennessee by Chambers and Partners USA 2020. As a founder of Patterson Intellectual Property Law, Ed Lanquist focuses his practice on patent, trademark, and copyright litigation, trademark […]

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