Expert 517618 - TN


Expertise Description

I have more than 20 years in the field of Law. I am renowned as an Entertainment Law specialist with transactional and counseling experience representing and advising clients in the entertainment music and arts industry. I am also highly skilled in applying intellectual property law to the entertainment and music industries. I have successfully prosecuted trademark and service mark applications for numerous clients. I also represent small business clients as regards business formation, venture capital and corporate governance.

Areas of Expertise


Professional Experiences

I specialize in copyright and trademark infringement, intellectual property, licensing, and celebrity endorsements. I represent clients in the entertainment, music and technology industries in transactional matters and in related litigation (both plaintiff and defense work). I focus primarily on intellectual properties, including copyright and trademark with a particular expertise in music-related areas. I also represent small business clients as regards business formation, venture capital and corporate governance.


Relevant Experiences

I recently have written a book on that subject and taught the subject for 7 years now.


Education

Degree Subject Institution
J.D. Delaware Law School of Widener University
M.A. Religion & Theology David Lipscomb University
B.A. Speech Communications David Lipscomb University

Awards & Affiliation

Active Member, Tennessee Bar
Admitted, United States District Court for the Middle District of Tennessee
Member, Tennessee and Nashville Bar Associations
Member, Broadcast Music Incorporated
Advisory Board Member, American Music

Primary Affiliation

Tennessee Bar



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