In an effort to enhance expertise in patent cases among U.S. district judges, the 10-year Patent Pilot Program went into effect assigning patent cases to 14 federal district courts in 2011. The U.S. District Court for the Western District of Tennessee was one of those courts chosen.
Seizing upon this opportunity and to expand on their 240 attorneys in 10 offices in five states, the law offices of Stites & Harbison PLLC has opened in the Bioworks Foundation building in the University of Tennessee-Baptist Research Park in the Medical District. Founded in 1832, it is one of the oldest and largest firms in the Southeast.
“We have existing clients that are either here or do business here, so it was kind of a natural spot to expand for us,” said attorney Richard Myers of the move into Memphis.
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