Intellectual Property Section

This section provides a resource for lawyers who practice in intellectual property or have an interest in building an intellectual property practice. The practice areas of trademark, copyright, trade secret and patent law fall within this section.

Chair
The Graham Law Firm, PLLC
PO Box 2269
Knoxville, TN 37901
(865)633-0331
Immediate Past Chair
Butler Snow LLP
P.O. Box 171443
Memphis, TN 38187
(901)680-7333

New Ethics Session at Intellectual Property Spring Institute

Join us for the annual Intellectual Property Spring Institute on April 17 in Nashville. This year’s sessions include practical takeaways for Tennessee lawyers on a variety of topics including developments in trademark, transformative fair use and patent litigation updates. New this year is an ethics session on lessons learned from the General Motors case.

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Wikipedia Sues NSA for Surveillance Program

The Wikimedia Foundation has filed suit against the National Security Agency and the U.S. Department of Justice challenging the NSA's mass surveillance program. The suit alleges that the agency's broad monitoring of Internet traffic violates the freedoms that U.S. citizens are granted under the First and Fourth Amendments. Wikimedia, part of the popular Wikipedia free-content website, is joined by eight other organizations, and will be represented by the American Civil Liberties Union. WRCB has more from Digital Trends.

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