PROFESSIONAL PROFILE
Wade Sims
Patterson Intellectual Property Law
1021 Edwin Warner Dr
Nashville, TN 37205
Work Phone: (615)242-2400
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Wade Sims joined Patterson Intellectual Property Law in 2014. His practice focuses on intellectual property litigation in patent, trademark, copyright, and trade secret matters. He also assists in patent prosecution for computer-implemented methods and helps clients protect their intellectual property through procurement, licensing, negotiation, and litigation. Mr. Sims has professional and academic experience in technology law matters including intellectual property, fair use, copy protection and digital rights management, software licensing, data access and privacy, encryption, censorship, jurisdiction and sovereignty, communications law, and drone law. He is also a certified e-discovery specialist. During law school, he clerked with Patterson Intellectual Property Law and completed an externship with the Tennessee Volunteer Lawyers and Professionals for the Arts assisting in arts licensing matters and nonprofit arts organization 501(c)(3) registration. Mr. Sims also co-founded the Belmont Legal Aid Society and Belmont Federalist Society of the Belmont University College of Law and was recognized upon graduation as a Tennessee Supreme Court Law Student for Justice. Prior to law school, Mr. Sims served as Chief Technology Officer, Marketing Director, and Wine Sales Consultant for Lushlife Brands, LLC, developing business intelligence programs and an award-winning marketing campaign.

Additional Information

TBA Membership Status: Law Student Member : 2014 - 2015
Legal Education: Belmont University College of Law
Year Licensed: 2014
Year Licensed in Tennessee: 2014
Section Membership(s): Young Lawyers Division, Intellectual Property Section, Law Office Technology/Management Section, TBA Members
Practice Areas/Areas of Interest: Aviation & Space Technology, Business Law, Communications Law, Intellectual Property Law, Litigation - General Civil Practice, Science & Technology, Entertainment & Sports Law