Leadership

Intellectual Property Leadership

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Chair
John Winemiller
Merchant & Gould, P.C.
jwinemiller@merchantgould.com
9717 Cogdill Road, Suite 101
Knoxville, TN 37932

As an attorney who represents a broad range of intellectual property clients from electronic pet products manufacturers and automotive parts suppliers to home builders and internet entrepreneurs, John is continually challenged to learn about new businesses and technologies and to apply legal principles in new and changing environments. His ability to understand and articulate complex concepts

East TN Delegate
Doug Johnson
Miller & Martin PLLC
djohnson@millermartin.com
832 Georgia Avenue Suite 1200
Chattanooga, TN 37402

Founder - Miller & Martin Intellectual Property Practice Group;...

Speaker: ...

♦ Design Patents and the Hague Agreement concerning international registration of industrial designs.
♦ Interplay of Copyright, Trademark, and Design Rights
♦ Exhaustion of Intellectual Property Rights ....
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Past President - Tennessee Intellectual

Middle TN Delegate
A.J. Bahou
Prism Technologies LLC
aj.bahou@prsmip.com
750 Old Hickory Blvd, Bldg 2 - Suite 150
Brentwood, TN 37027

A.J. Bahou is a registered patent attorney who practices in the area of intellectual property law, including litigation management of patents, copyrights, trademarks, and trade secrets. He has extensive experience in all aspects of patent infringement litigation, from pre-complaint investigation through trial and appeal. Mr. Bahou has worked on cases involving varying technologies such as

Middle TN Delegate
Edward Lanquist
Patterson PC
edl@iplawgroup.com
1600 Division St., Suite 500
Nashville, TN 37203

Ed Lanquist is an AV-rated attorney who practices patent, trademark and copyright litigation, intellectual property

Middle TN Delegate
Ryan Levy
Patterson Intellectual Property Law, P.C.
rdl@iplawgroup.com
1600 Division St.# 500
Nashville, TN 37203
 
Newsletter Editor
Judy Goans
Nathan Associates Inc.
jgoans@att.net
1422 Eagle Bend Dr
Clinton, TN 37716

Judy Winegar Goans works primarily in the area of development assistance, where she provides legislative drafting and other assistance to help countries strengthen their intellectual property systems and prepare for membership in the World Trade Organization. She is the author of Intellectual Property Principles and Practice, a comprehensive intellectual property text that has been used in

West TN Delegate
Hemant Gupta
Butler Snow LLP
hemant.gupta@butlersnow.com
P.O. Box 171443
Memphis, TN 38187