Richard Sanders
Aaron & Sanders, Pllc
11 Lea Ave. Ste 606
Nashville, TN 37210
Work Phone: (615)734-1188
Fax Phone: (615)250-9807
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Rick Sanders is a founding partner of Aaron & Sanders, PLLC, in Nashville, Tennessee, which serves technology, e-commerce and social-media clients, among others, emphasizing intellectual property and internet law. Mr. Sanders is a graduate of the Vanderbilt University School of Law. Previously, he was an litigation associate at the Silicon Valley office of Fenwick & West, LLP, and a partner in the litigation and intellectual-property practice groups at Waller Lansden Dortch & Davis, LLP, in Nashville. He taught copyright law as an adjunct professor of law at Vanderbilt University School of Law from 2012 through 2014. He is currently the Chair of the ABA Trademarks and the Internet Committee. He chaired the Nashville Bar Association’s Intellectual Property Section in 2009. He also co-produces The Copyright Office Comes to Music City. Some of his previous publications include Overlapping Public and Private Spheres in Cyberspace: Fear, Exhilaration, the Internet and the Stored Communications Act, Understanding Developments in Cyberspace Law (Aspatore 2011); and Will Professor Nimmer’s Change of Heart on File Sharing Matter?, Vanderbilt Journal of Entertainment and Technology Law, Summer 2013. He regularly gives presentations on technology and intellectual property in Nashville. He, along with Tara Aaron, regularly update their blog, the IP Breakdown at

Additional Information

TBA Membership Status: Member : 2014 - 2015
Legal Education: Vanderbilt Law School
Year Licensed: 2000
Year Licensed in Tennessee: 2004
Other Licenses: CA
Section Membership(s): TBA Members
Practice Areas/Areas of Interest: Intellectual Property Law, Litigation - General Civil Practice, Science & Technology