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On December 1, 2016, Parker Hannifin Corporation and CLARCOR Inc. announced that the companies have entered into a definitive agreement under which Parker will acquire CLARCOR for approximately $4.3 billion in cash, including the assumption of net debt. The transaction has been unanimously approved by the board of directors of each company. Upon closing of the transaction, expected to be completed by or during the first quarter of Parker’s fiscal year 2018, CLARCOR will be combined with Parker’s Filtration Group to form a leading and diverse global filtration business. Bass, Berry & Sims has served CLARCOR as primary corporate and securities counsel for 10 years and served as lead counsel on this transaction. Read more here.

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R. Gregory Parker

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Nashville
(615) 742-7788 TEL
(615) 742-0439 FAX

R. Gregory Parker

Member

Nashville
(615) 742-7788 TEL
(615) 742-0439 FAX
Nashville
(615) 742-7788 TEL
(615) 742-0439 FAX

Greg Parker counsels technology companies on the procurement and enforcement of intellectual property rights. He focuses on patent, trademark, trade secrets and copyright disputes, representing clients in a diverse range of technologies in intellectual property disputes across the country.

Greg also advises clients on the acquisition and licensing of intellectual property assets. He provides clients with strategic guidance on the strengths and weaknesses of intellectual property portfolios, including advising on clearance, validity, infringement and enforceability issues to help clients make well-informed business decisions. He also represents clients in the procurement of patents in the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries.

Greg Parker counsels technology companies on the procurement and enforcement of intellectual property rights. He focuses on patent, trademark, trade secrets and copyright disputes, representing clients in a diverse range of technologies in intellectual property disputes across the country.

Greg also advises clients on the acquisition and licensing of intellectual property assets. He provides clients with strategic guidance on the strengths and weaknesses of intellectual property portfolios, including advising on clearance, validity, infringement and enforceability issues to help clients make well-informed business decisions. He also represents clients in the procurement of patents in the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries.

Greg is a registered United States patent attorney. He is also an Adjunct Professor of Law at Vanderbilt Law School teaching a course on the fundamentals of patent litigation. 

Greg's practice includes:

  • Intellectual Property & Commercial Litigation – Counseling clients on all aspects of intellectual property disputes, including complex patent, trade secrets, copyright, trademark, and unfair competition litigation, as well as related antitrust matters. 
  • Intellectual Property & Technology – Assisting clients with strategic alliances and transactions involving intellectual property assets, including acquisitions, collaboration agreements, and supply and licensing agreements.
  • Patent Prosecution & USPTO Proceedings – Assisting clients in developing intellectual property protection strategies, including preparing and filing applications with the USPTO, coordinating counterpart filings throughout the world, and representing clients in post-grant proceedings before the Patent Trial and Appeal Board. 

Prior to joining the firm, Greg practiced in the New York office of White & Case LLP. He earned his law degree from the University of Notre Dame. Prior to attending law school, Greg studied molecular and cellular biology at Vanderbilt University.

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Mid-South Super Lawyers "Rising Star" (2016)

The Journal of College and University Law — Managing Editor

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