Johnathan D. Holbrook


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Devon Holbrook is a member in the firm’s Intellectual Property & Technology Practice Group and concentrates his practice on intellectual property and technology transactions and licensing. He routinely works with clients in diverse industries – such as retail, healthcare, fashion, banking, manufacturing, media and technology – to prepare various commercial agreements, review and negotiate terms of technology transactions, and counsel clients on matters affecting intellectual property ownership, development, commercialization and protection. Devon’s practice focuses on day-to-day guidance regarding buying and selling technology goods and services, including licensing, professional services, cloud computing, manufacturing, reselling, supply and distribution agreements, as well as joint ventures, collaborations and strategic alliances, mergers and acquisitions and private equity investments where technology and intellectual property are involved.

Devon’s practice involves:

  • Health Information Technology – Representing providers (such as hospitals and hospital systems, physicians, skilled nursing facilities, pharmacies and laboratories) and ancillary entities (such as billing companies and vendors that provide services or financing to healthcare providers) on all matters involving licensing initiatives and the procurement and use of technology in healthcare. He has a diverse client base which includes two of the largest hospital operators in the country; the largest senior living company in the country; a large private health system with operations throughout the United States; and several investor-owned medical/surgical hospitals and health systems. Devon also has represented healthcare software companies in transactions involving the licensing and commercialization of intellectual property, the procurement process and negotiation with providers and health systems.
  • Technology Transactions – Counseling clients with respect to the negotiation and drafting of software licenses, system implementation/integration agreements, SaaS/cloud agreements, credit card processing agreements, managed services agreements, hosting/data center agreements, co-location agreements, service level agreements, hardware acquisition and maintenance agreements, supply and distribution agreements, and reseller agreements.
  • Mergers & Acquisitions – Advising clients with regard to intellectual property and technology matters in mergers, acquisitions, investments, joint ventures and other strategic transactions.

Devon joined Bass, Berry & Sims after completing law school at the University of Tennessee. He earned his Masters of Accountancy, with a Tax Concentration, and a B.S. in accounting from the University of Tennessee.

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Tennessee Intellectual Property Association (TIPLA)

International Trademark Association (INTA)