Andre (AJ) Bahou

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Intellectual Property Litigation Attorney in Nashville, TN

Waller Lansden Dortch & Davis, LLP
 | 511 Union Street, Suite 2700, Nashville City Center
Nashville, TN 37219
Phone: 615-850-8542
Fax: 615-244-6804
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2018 - 2020
Licensed Since: 2003
Practice Areas:
  • Intellectual Property Litigation (50%),
  • Technology Transactions (10%),
  • Intellectual Property (10%),
  • Health Care (10%),
  • Business Litigation (10%),
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution (10%)
    Attorney Profile

    In the District of Columbia and Tennessee, Andre (AJ) Bahou represents clients in legal issues related to intellectual property, cannabis, trademarks, patents, technology, media and entertainment, life sciences and medical devices, intellectual property litigation, health care information technology, financial services, emerging companies and blockchain. As a partner at Waller Lansden Dortch & Davis, LLP, he is a mediator, arbitrator, trial lawyer and registered patent attorney.

    Mr. Bahou is a member of the American Bar Association, the American Intellectual Property Law Association and the Giles Sutherland Rich American Inn of Court. He is admitted to practice in Maryland, the District of Columbia and Tennessee, and before the United States Supreme Court, the United States District Court for the Western District of Wisconsin, the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Texas, the United States Patent and Trademark Office and the United States Court of Federal Appeals for the Federal Circuit.

    From Tennessee Technological University, Mr. Bahou earned a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering. He then attended Middle Tennessee State University, where he graduated with a Master of Business Administration. At Johns Hopkins University, he obtained a Master of Science in Electrical and Computer Engineering and graduated with honors.

    He then went on to attend the University of New Hampshire Franklin Pierce School of Law, where he graduated with a Juris Doctor and a Master of Laws in intellectual property. While in law school, he was a senior articles editor for The Journal of Law and Technology. Mr. Bahou represents defendants and plaintiffs throughout the country and manages the entire process of intellectual property litigation.

     
    Practice Areas
    • 50%Intellectual Property Litigation
    • 10%Technology Transactions
    • 10%Intellectual Property
    • 10%Health Care
    • 10%Business Litigation
    • 10%Alternative Dispute Resolution
    Focus Areas

    Internet, Science and Technology Law, Copyrights, Patents, Trademarks, Intellectual Property Law, Trade Secret, Arbitration, Mediation

    Selections

    Selected to Super Lawyers for 3 yearsbottom-image

    Super Lawyers: 2018 - 2020

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    About Andre Bahou

    Admitted: 2003, Tennessee

    Professional Webpage: https://www.wallerlaw.com/our-people/264/AJ-Bahou

    Honors/Awards:

    • Giles Sutherland Rich American Inn of Court 
    • ODK Leader of Year Province VI (Kentucky and Tennessee)
    • Phi Kappa Phi, Honor Society of Superior Scholarship in Higher Education
    • Beta Gamma Sigma Honor Society 

    Special Licenses/Certifications:

    • Professional Engineer, Tennessee
    • Registered Patent Attorney

    Bar/Professional Activity:

    • Maryland
    • Tennessee
    • District of Columbia
    • U.S. District Court for the Western District of Wisconsin
    • U.S. Court of Federal Appeals for the Federal Circuit
    • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas
    • U.S. District Courts, All Courts in Tennessee
    • U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
    • U.S. Supreme Court
    • President (Past)Tennessee Intellectual Property Law Association (TIPLA)
    • Member (Past) – Electronic Discovery Committee of D.C. Bar
    • Federal Circuit Bar Association
    • Executive Council – Tennessee Bar Association, General Practice Section
    •  American Bar Association
    • Chair (Past) – Nashville Bar Intellectual Property Law Section
    • American Intellectual Property Law Association (AIPLA)

    Pro bono/Community Service:

    • Board of Directors – Launch TN (formerly Tennessee Technology Development Corporation)

    Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

    • “Artificial Intelligence (“AI”) & Blockchain,” May 10, 2019. Presented to Tennessee Bar Association 2019, Nashville, Tennessee., Speaker, Artificial Intelligence (“AI”) & Blockchain, Automotive, Big Data, Emerging Companies, Logistics, Manufacturing, Technology, 2019
    • “The Relationship between GDPR, Blockchain, and Data Privacy and Security: What Does It Mean For Your Company?” April 11, 2019 Presenters: A.J. Bahou, David Burkholder, Beth Pitman, Corporate Counsel Conference 2019, Birmingham, Co-Panelist, The Relationship between GDPR, Blockchain, and Data Privacy and Security: What Does It Mean For Your Company?, Automotive, Big Data, Emerging Companies, Logistics, Manufacturing, Technology, 2019
    • “GDPR, Cloud Computing & Cybersecurity Competency (Ethics),” presented by A. J. Bahou at Tennessee Bar Association Technology Blast, Speaker, GDPR, Cloud Computing & Cybersecurity Competency (Ethics), Automotive, Big Data, Emerging Companies, Legal, Logistics, Manufacturing, Technology, 2019
    • “Intellectual Property (IP), Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs) The Evolving Legal Frontiers of Blockchain.” November 5, 2018. Presented by A.J. Bahou, Distributed:Health 2018, Nashville, Tennessee., Presenter, Intellectual Property (IP), Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs) The Evolving Legal Frontiers of Blockchain, Automotive, Big Data, Emerging Companies, Healthcare, Legal, Logistics, Manufacturing, Technology, 2018
    • “Blockchain: How will it Change Accounting?” Presented by A.J. Bahou, Association of Government Accountants, Presenter, Blockchain: How will it Change Accounting?, Automotive, Big Data, Emerging Companies, Health Care, Legal, Logistics, Manufacturing, Technology, 2018

    Other Outstanding Achievements:

    • Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum
    • Million Dollar Advocates Forum

    Educational Background:

    • Tennessee Technological University, Cookeville, TN, B.S.C.E.
    • Middle Tennessee State University, Murfreesboro, TN M.B.A., GPA  3.8 / 4.0    Top 10% of All Graduate and Professional Students STUDY ABROAD, LONDON - International Financial Accounting
    • Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD Master of Science in Electrical and Computer Engineering, with Honors Course work specialized in Telecommunications, Networking, and Security
    • University of New Hampshire (Franklin Pierce Law Center), Concord, NH LL.M. Intellectual Property, GPA  3.5 / 4.0    Top 10%J.D., GPA  3.5 / 4.0    Top 10%Senior Articles Editor – IDEA® The Journal of Law and Technology  Giles Rich Moot Court Regional Competition

    Industry Groups

    • Blockchain
    • Computer & Electrical Engineering
    • Cybersecurity
    • Hardware
    • Medical Devices
    • Software
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    Office Location for Andre (AJ) Bahou

    511 Union Street, Suite 2700
    Nashville City Center
    Nashville, TN 37219

    Phone: 615-850-8542

    Fax: 615-244-6804

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