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  1. Intellectual Property: 40%
  2. Advertising: 20%
  3. Trademark: 20%
  4. Trademark Application: 20%

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Chambliss, Bahner & Stophel, PC

Liberty Tower, Suite 1700
605 Chestnut Street
Chattanooga, TN, 37450


GAActive Member in Good Standing 199707/15/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Award nameGrantorDate granted
"Chattanooga Trademark Law Lawyer of the Year"Best Lawyers in America2015
Trademark LawBest Lawyers in America2015
Intellectual PropertyMid-South Super Lawyers2014
FellowTennessee Bar Association, Young Lawyers Division2012
Inaugural Class of Leadership LawTennessee Bar AssociationN/A
Martindale-Hubbell® AV® Preeminent™ Peer Review RatedMartindale-HubbellN/A
Comments EditorUniversity of Memphis Law ReviewN/A
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
ShareholderChambliss, Bahner & Stophel, PC1996 - Present
Association namePosition nameDuration
Tennessee Small Business Development Center (Chattanooga)Advisory Board2012 - Present
Tennessee Bar Association, Intellectual Property SectionHouse of Delegates2009 - Present
American Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Bryan CollegeAdjunct FacultyN/A
UTC College of BusinessExecutive MBA FacultyN/A
Tennessee Board of Professional Responsibility Hearing CommitteeMemberN/A
McCallie School Mock Trial TeamAttorney CoachN/A
Lookout Mountain School, Parent Teacher AssociationPast Secretary, Board of DirectorsN/A
Lookout Mountain Bar AssociationMemberN/A
State Bar of GeorgiaMemberN/A
Chattanooga Bar AssociationMemberN/A
American Intellectual Property Law AssociationMemberN/A
Tennessee Bar Association, Intellectual Property SectionChair2012 - 2013
Tennessee Bar Association, Intellectual Property SectionVice Chair2011 - 2012
American Red Cross, Chattanooga-Hamilton County ChapterPast Secretary, Board of Directors2007 - 2010
Publication nameTitleDate
Association of Corporate CounselTop Ten Things to Know About Advertising through Social Media2015
Association of Corporate CounselTop Ten IP Concerns When Working With Independent Contractors2015
TSBDC Network NewsletterBusiness Partnership Basics2014
The Tennessee Bar Association's Intellectual Property Section NewsletterArtistic Expression Trumps Trademark Rights, Mostly2012
Tennessee Intellectual Property Law AssociationNot So Fast: A Primer on Reverse Domain-Name Hijacking2010
Intellectual Property Law Legal UpdateDomain Names: Spend a Little Now to Prevent Headaches Later2010
Intellectual Property Law Legal UpdateIs Fashion Art? Congress Considers the Innovative Design Protection and Piracy Prevention Act2010
Intellectual Property Legal UpdateBona Fide Intent to Use a Mark: How Much “Intent” is Required?2010
Intellectual Property Legal UpdateGoing Green With Your Trademark2010
Legal Update: Intellectual Property LawKeyword Advertising Update2009
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Memphis - Cecil C. Humphreys School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1996
University of MississippiN/ABS - Bachelor of Science1992
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Mid-South Intellectual Property Institute ConferenceIP Year in Review2015
American Advertising Federation Chattanooga Chapter LuncheonAdLaw Basics: Everything Marketing & Advertising Professionals Should Know About Legal Issues In Advertising2015
Mid-South Intellectual Property Institute ConferenceCopyright Year In Review2014
Mid-South Intellectual Property Institute ConferenceCopyright Year in Review2013
Co.Lab SeminarExperience Talks: Life Cycle of a Startup2013
American Advertising Federation Chattanooga Chapter LuncheonKeeping it Legal: Intellectual Property in Advertising2013
Intellectual Property WebcastCommonly Encountered Copyright and Trademark Issues for Non-IP Lawyers2012
Tennessee Bar Association IP ForumTrademark Bullying2011
Tennessee Intellectual Property Law AssociationEconomic Justification for Trademark Protection2010
Tennessee Bar Association IP ForumRecent Developments in Trademark Law2010
Community Financial Services Association Spring ConferenceFinancial Innovation: Legal Challenges with New Products and Technology2010
Community Financial Services Association Spring Conference2010 Federal Regulatory Update: From A to Z (Advertising, Privacy, Risk-based Pricing, Open-end Credit and More)2010
Community Financial Services Association Spring ConferenceIncorporating New Products in a Monoline Operation2009