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Attorney Matthew C. Cox Joins Waddey & Patterson

Tuesday, November 24, 2009

Nashville, TN – Attorney Matthew C. Cox has joined the law firm of Waddey & Patterson, P.C., as an Associate announced Jack Waddey, co-founder of the firm. Cox will practice in the areas of patent prosecution and enforcement of intellectual property rights in the areas of patent, copyright, and trademark law.

"We are pleased to welcome Matthew to the firm," said Waddey. "He has an excellent background academically from his work at Vanderbilt and through law school. His mechanical engineering background will be most helpful to many of our clients."

Cox received his Juris Doctor from the University of Tennessee College of Law. As a law student, he gained intellectual property litigation experience while clerking at the United States International Trade Commission’s Office of Unfair Import Investigations. He also attended the summer International Intellectual Property Law Program of George Washington University hosted by the Max Planck Institute in Munich, Germany. He was recently admitted to the Tennessee Bar.

Cox earned both a B.E. and an M.S. in Mechanical Engineering from Vanderbilt University. His technical background includes experimental research in materials processing. As a graduate student, he gained experience with gas turbine engine technology and worked as both a graduate research assistant and a teaching assistant in the Department of Mechanical Engineering at Vanderbilt.

Matthew Cox is a member of the Nashville Bar Association, the American Intellectual Property Law Association, and the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics. Cox is a resident of Green Hills.

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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