(Nashville, TN / June 22, 2015) Baker Donelson is pleased to announce that Samuel F. Miller has been elected to serve as Chair of the Executive Council of the Intellectual Property Section of the Tennessee Bar Association.
A shareholder in Baker Donelson's Nashville office, Mr. Miller will serve a one year term as chair of the section, which serves as a resource for more than 200 lawyers who practice in intellectual property or have an interest in building a practice related to the areas of trademark, copyright, trade secret and patent law which fall within this section. Mr. Miller has previously served two terms in this role from 2009 – 2010 and from 2011 – 2012.
Mr. Miller serves as Co-Chair chair of the Firm's Intellectual Property Litigation group and has an active nationwide practice where he advises, protects and defends businesses and individuals involved in intellectual property and technology matters. He has served as lead counsel in more than 100 patent, trademark, copyright, trade secret and technology-related cases in federal and state courts throughout Tennessee and the United States. A graduate of Indiana University Maurer School of Law, Mr. Miller also is a Rule 31 Listed Mediator in the field of General Civil Mediation. Mr. Miller has been recognized in Mid-South Super Lawyers as a "Rising Star" and is listed in The Best Lawyers in America in Intellectual Property Litigation. He has also been named an "IP Star" in Managing Intellectual Property's IP Handbook.