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R. Parrish Freeman Jr. Joins Waddey & Patterson

Tuesday, July 21, 2009

Nashville, TN – Registered patent attorney R. Parrish Freeman Jr. has joined the law firm of Waddey & Patterson, P.C., as Of Counsel, announced Jack Waddey, co-founder of the firm. Freeman, who has more than 11 years experience as a patent attorney, has joined the firm’s litigation team. He was formerly an Equity Shareholder at Workman Nydegger P.C., Salt Lake City, Utah.

"We are very pleased that Parrish has joined our firm, bringing with him extensive litigation experience that will provide needed depth in the litigation side of our practice," said Waddey. "He is a talented attorney and a strong addition to our firm."

Freeman joined Workman Nydegger in 1998, where his practice focused on patent, trademark, and copyright infringement as well as trade secret, unfair competition, and Internet domain name disputes. He has prepared and litigated cases before various federal and state trial courts, the Federal Circuit Court of Appeals, and the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals. From 1996 to 1998, he worked for American Stores Company, which operated food and drugstores in 38 states.

Freeman received his Juris Doctor from Campbell University School of Law in North Carolina in 1996. He graduated from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 1991 with a Bachelor of Arts in Chemistry. A native of Chattanooga and a 1987 graduate of Baylor School, he has been a registered patent attorney since 1998.

Freeman is a member of the American Bar Association and the American Intellectual Property Law Association. He currently resides in Franklin with his wife and two children.

About Waddey & Patterson, P.C.

Waddey & Patterson, P.C. is a full service intellectual property law firm handling patent, trademark, copyright, trade secret, and domain name related matters for its clients. Waddey & Patterson, P.C. was formed by a group of Registered Patent Attorneys to be the first and only law firm in Middle Tennessee to practice exclusively in Intellectual Property Law. Since its beginning in March, 1992, and in response to the needs of its clients, the Firm has more than tripled in size. In addition, the Firm has continued to invest heavily in law office technology to maintain an ability to provide sophisticated and high quality services in an efficient and cost-effective manner.

The office of Waddey & Patterson, P.C. is located in the Roundabout Plaza, 1600 Division Street, Suite 500, Nashville, Tennessee. For additional information, visit

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