Chambliss Law Listed in 2021 Chambers USA® Tennessee Rankings
Chambliss, Bahner & Stophel, P.C. has been recognized as a leading Tennessee firm for Intellectual Property in the 2021 Chambers USA Guide: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business report. In addition to the Intellectual Property section’s recognition, Chambliss shareholders Stephen Adams and Paul Weidlich received special recognition in this year’s rankings:
- Stephen Adams, Up and Coming for Intellectual Property
- Paul Weidlich, Band 2 for Intellectual Property
Clients routinely look to Adams and Weidlich for counsel on various intellectual property matters, including patent, trademark, and copyright preparation, prosecution, maintenance, defense, and enforcement, as well as licensing and trade secrets. Both registered patent attorneys, they counsel clients throughout the country and abroad.
Adams represents individuals such as entrepreneurs and inventors, startups, as well as small and large corporations, governmental entities, and universities. His clients come from diverse industries, including medical, strength and conditioning, entertainment, manufacturing, and renewable energy. Adams frequently advises these and other clients in trademark and branding issues, and with identifying and protecting inventions as means for establishing, growing, and protecting their respective businesses.
Weidlich, chair of the section with more than 20 years of experience, counsels clients from multi-national, public corporations to individual entrepreneurs. His clients operate in a wide range of industries, having innovations in a broad range of technologies, including manufacturing and construction equipment and processes, control systems, transportation and logistics, consumer products, 3D printing, renewable energy, food and textile manufacturing, medical devices, publishing, software development, and e-commerce and financial services. He also advises clients on domain name, data security, and privacy issues.
Chambers and Partners® rankings are based on independent research into the top law firms worldwide by over 200 researcher analysts who conduct thousands of interviews. The legal directory ranks law firms and individual lawyers in bands. According to Chambers, being ranked in any band is a significant achievement.
To determine the ranking, qualities assessed include technical legal ability, client service, depth of the team, commercial vision and business understanding, diligence, and value for money — ensuring strong support at all levels. Individual lawyers are ranked by practice area based on their legal knowledge and experience, ability, effectiveness, and client service. Law firm rankings are listed by department, not the firm as a whole. Chambers judges according to feedback from client and attorney interviews and by assessing recent work. For more information, please review Chambers’ methodology.
To view Chambliss Law’s rankings in Chambers USA 2021, click here.
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