Patterson Intellectual Property Law is pleased to announce that shareholder Wayne Beavers has been ranked as a Band 1 attorney for Intellectual Property Law in the state of Tennessee by Chambers and Partners USA 2023. Chambers notes that Wayne, “focuses his practice on patent and trademark matters and handles matters with cross-border elements.” Wayne has over 40 years of experience in the practice of intellectual property law and has filed and prosecuted over 1,000 patents in the mechanical arts. His current practice is heavily focused on the filing and prosecution of patents and on conducting complex patent freedom to operate and/or infringement reviews for Patterson’s clients as they develop and introduce new products to the market, or as they conduct due diligence during the acquisition of new businesses.

Chambers and Partners ranks leading U.S. attorneys and firms based on in-depth research and interviews with attorneys’ clients and peers. The Chambers and Partners USA 2023 guide ranks more than 6,000 law firms and 18,000 lawyers across more than 50 practice areas/sectors on a state and national level. Law firms and individual lawyers are ranked in bands from 1 (highest) to 6 (lowest) being ranked in any band is a significant achievement. The qualities on which rankings are assessed include: technical ability, professional conduct, client service, commercial astuteness, diligence, and commitment. The Chambers and Partners USA guide is widely read by industry-leading companies and organizations nationwide. For more information, visit

Wayne Beavers | Shareholder