Bass, Berry & Sims was named a “Highly Recommended” firm for intellectual property in Tennessee in the IP STARS 2020 edition. In addition, the firm had four attorneys ranked as IP Stars in this edition:

  • Terry Clark – Trademark Star (District of Columbia)
  • Michael Kiklis – Patent Star (District of Columbia)
  • Paige Mills – Trademark Star and Patent Star (Tennessee)
  • Janelle Waack – Patent Star (District of Columbia)

The methodology for the rankings in IP STARS is based on surveys and interviews with law firms, IP practitioners and clients/in-house counsel. The research analysts review the information and conduct independent research in order to produce the annual firm ranking tables and list of leading IP practitioners. The aspects assessed for the firm rankings include expertise, workload, market reputation, track record, outcomes achieved for clients, and unique strengths in a given practice area. For more information and to see the full rankings, visit the IP STARS website.