Tara Aaron

Tara Aaron

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Intellectual Property Attorney in Nashville, TN

Aaron & Sanders PLLC
 | 605 Berry Road, Suite A
Nashville, TN 37204
Phone: 615-734-1122
Email: Tara Aaron
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2020
Selected To Rising Stars: 2012 - 2015
Licensed Since: 2004
Practice Areas:
  • Intellectual Property (50%),
  • Technology Transactions (50%)
    Attorney Profile

    Internationally recognized and certified in privacy law in the U.S. and the European Union. Frequent speaker and author on privacy and trademark issues. Tara's clients are business of all sizes needing to commercialize or license in technology, protect their brands, or keep up with the fast-changing data protection laws around the country and around the world.  Tara is a member of the International Trademark Association's Data Protection committee, the International Association of Privacy Professionals, and the Copyright Society of the South. 

    About Tara Aaron

    Admitted: 2004, Tennessee

    Professional Webpage: https://www.aaronsanderslaw.com/attorney-profile/tara/

    Special Licenses/Certifications:

    • Certified Information Privacy Professional, EU Law, 2019
    • Certified Information Privacy Professional, U.S. law, 2018

    Bar/Professional Activity:

    • Member, Nashville Bar Association Member, Data Protection Committee, International Trademark Association Past Chair, Copyright Society of the South Member, International Association of Privacy Professionals, 2020
    • International Association of Privacy Professionals, Member, 2019
    • International Trademark Association, Data Protection Committeee, 2019
    • Chairperson, Copyright Society of the South, 2017

    Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

    • Introducing businesses to the US Patent & Trademark Office's recent introduction of an audit program to ensure that trademarks are still being fully used when they become eligible for renewal. , Author, “The US Trademark Office Post Registration Proof of Use Audit Programme should be taken seriously", Financier Worldwide Magazine, 2019
    • A discussion of why in-house trademark counsel should concern themselves with developing U.S. data protection law, including how data breaches can affect a company's goodwill, how the General Data Protection Regulation affects anti-counterfeit measures, and company's obligations as a data controller or processor/, Author, “Four Privacy Law Considerations for Trademark Counsel” , American Bar Association, Trademark In-House Counsel, 2020
    • An explanation of how the General Data Protection Regulation affected the ability to investigate the ownership of domain names, a frequent practice for trademark attorneys protecting their clients from domain name cybersquatters and for business attorneys trying to acquire domain name assets for their clients., Author, "Availability of WHOIS Information after GDPR: Is it Time to Panic?", The Trademark Reporter , Trademark Attorneys, 2019
    • An overview of the laws and best practices data analysts and scientists need to keep in mind when handling personal data , Speaker, When Big Data is Personal Data, Nashville Analytics Summit, 2019
    • An overview of the new data protection laws, including GDPR and CCPA, and the challenges presented to pharmaceutical companies trying to investigate counterfeit activity while complying with data subjects' right to control the data collected on them., Speaker, "New Challenges in Data Protection Laws for Pharma and their Brands", Pharmaceutical Trade Mark Group, Pharmaceutical, 2019
    • Speaker at ITMA Spring Conference in London on the United States legal history of using copyright as a way to protect famous trademarks., Speaker, Using Copyright to Protect Famous Brands, Institute Of Trade Mark Attorneys, 2014
    • International perspective on the relationships among various aspects of copyright law.  Contribution to chapter on "The Relationship between Trade Mark Rights and Unfair Competition Law"., Contributing Author, Overlapping Intellectual Property Rights, Oxford University Press, Intellectual Property, 2012

    Transactions:

    • Consulted with market research firms regarding privacy obligations, 2019
    • Assisted software implementation companies in complying with Vendor Information Security Policy requirements from customers; assisted numerous companies in demonstrating commitment to data protection requirements; managed numerous multi-national trademark portfolios, 2020
    • Drafted Data Protection Agreements for a number of e-commerce companies, 2018
    • Enforced intellectual property rights of a fashion designer against an online reseller, 2017
    • Managing the global trademark portfolio of a rare disease pharmaceutical company, 2017

    Other Outstanding Achievements:

    • Invited Lecturer at the Technical University of Dresden Germany to discuss U.S. copyright and data protection with international law students., 2021
    • Selected to present at the Annual Data Analytics Summit on U.S. privacy laws, 2019
    • Invited to speak at Pharmaceutical Trademarks Group Annual Meeting in Berlin Germany on Data Protection Challenges for Pharmaceutical Brands, 2019
    • Invited Lecturer at the Technical University of Dresden Germany to discuss U.S. copyright, trademark, and design law with international law students., 2019

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    Industry Groups

    • Data Protection
    • Manufacturing
    • Marketing
    • Online Advertising
    • Software
    • Technology
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    Office Location for Tara Aaron

    605 Berry Road
    Suite A
    Nashville, TN 37204

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    Last Updated: 4/6/2021

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