Paige Mills joined Bass, Berry & Sims in 2001 and was named a Member of the firm in 2005. As a seasoned trial lawyer with more than 25 years of litigation experience, she concentrates her practice in complex litigation and intellectual property and technology. Paige routinely represents clients all over the country in patent, trademark, copyright, trade secret, entertainment, advertising, privacy, internet and technology disputes. She has successfully prosecuted and defended numerous temporary restraining order and preliminary injunction proceedings in these areas and regularly prosecutes and defends trademark oppositions and cancellations before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. Her practice also includes providing business advice and consultation to clients regarding the identification and protection of their intellectual property, as well as in data security and privacy matters. In 2019, Paige was accepted as a mediator for the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) Arbitration and Mediation Center, an international organization that resolves various types of intellectual property disputes.
Paige’s practice also includes extensive experience in the litigation of commercial and employment disputes as well as tort and insurance matters.
WIPO Arbitration and Mediation Center — Mediator
Tennessee Bar Association
American Bar Association
International Trademark Association (INTA)
Representation of Empower Community Care, a leading global behavioral health organization responsible for distributing evidence-based programs and technologies, in its acquisition of The Carey Group, Inc. & Carey Group Publishing, LLC (collectively, “Carey Group”), a provider of consulting services and educational content to criminal and juvenile justice and other human and social services agencies. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
Representation of Empower Community Care, a leading global behavioral health organization responsible for distributing evidence-based programs and technologies, in its acquisition of F.F.T. LLC, who provides training and support services for the Functional Family Therapy model, an evidence-based intervention that has received international recognition for its outcomes in helping troubled youth and their families. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
Successfully negotiated a settlement in a lawsuit filed by a former executive officer for breach of a severance agreement against a national health insurance provider
Representation of the plaintiff in a patent infringement lawsuit relating to a patent on an award-winning toy
Representation of software company in “bet-the-company” litigation involving trade secret misappropriation, trademark claims, unfair competition, defamation, and various cyber-torts
Representation of multinational provider of integrated technology in software migration and implementation dispute
Representation of one of the world’s largest manufacturers of outdoor camping gear against claims of patent infringement
Representation of Camping World, one of the nation’s largest retailers of RVs, RV accessories and RV-related services, in Federal Circuit Court against claims of patent infringement
Successful representation of national restaurant company in suit to protect its concept’s most important trademark
Chambers USA — Intellectual Property (2019-2022)
IP STARS — Patent Star (2016-2022), Trademark Star (2020-2022)
The Best Lawyers in America© — Litigation: Intellectual Property; Trademark Law; Copyright Law; Advertising Law; Entertainment Law: Music (2010-2023)
Nashville Business Journal “Best of the Bar” (2015-2017)