Sam Miller, an attorney with Baker Donelson Bearman Caldwell & Berkowitz, focuses his practice on trademark, right of publicity, copyright, patent, and false advertising litigation. He has successfully represented a wide range of clients from individuals to small business to Fortune 500 companies. He has experience in courts throughout Tennessee and the United States, including recent cases in the Middle, Western, and Eastern Districts of Tennessee (Nashville/trademark, copyright & patent infringement; Memphis/trademark & patent infringement; and Greenville/trademark infringement & false advertising), the Southern District of New York (New York City/trademark, copyright & patent infringement), the Northern District of Georgia (Atlanta/trademark and patent infringement), the District of Colorado (Denver/trademark infringement), and Central and Northern Districts of California (Los Angeles/trademark infringement and San Jose/patent infringement). He also has experience in arbitration proceedings involving domain name disputes. In addition, he advises clients as to the best practices to protect their intellectual property including trademark and copyright prosecution.
Mr. Miller was named a Mid-South Rising Star in Intellectual Property in 2008 and Intellectual Property Litigation in 2009 by Super Lawyers magazine.
Mr. Miller currently serves as the Chair of the Intellectual Property Section of the Tennessee Bar Association. He previously served as the Vice-chair of the Intellectual Property Section of the Tennessee Bar Association and on the governing board of the Tennessee Intellectual Property Law Association. He served as an adjunct professor in intellectual property at the Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law at the University of Memphis during the Fall 2009 semester.