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Rockridge presents on blockchain law at Purdue

Rockridge featured in Forbes

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Rockridge Venture Law® is led by Silicon Valley and NYC expats with a passion for scaling companies and technologies across the Appalachian Innovation Corridor. And we’re doing it as a B Corp Best For The World, recognized globally for our corporate social responsibility practices.

RVL® offers our fellow Tennesseans a full spectrum of patent services, including:

  • Patent/Prior Art Search
  • Patent Search Opinion/Freedom to Operate
  • Patent Petition & Protection
  • Patent Registration
  • U.S. and International Patent Filing & Challenge
  • Patent Licensing
  • Patent Litigation
  • Patent Prosecution
  • Patent Appeals
  • Patent Strategy
  • Patent Infringement Patrol

For other corporate and intellectual property services, visit rockridgelaw.com.

Industry Recognition

Innovative science needs innovative business and legal minds to realize its potential. The team at Rockridge has the skills and vision to truly scale science.

DR. OMAR YAGHI

DIRECTOR, UC BERKELEY

GLOBAL SCIENCE INSTITUTE

Game-changing science often gets stuck on the R&D bench. Rockridge knows how to catalyze benchplace ideas to marketplace innovations.

DR . VANESSA TOLOSA

FOUNDING MEMBER, NEURALINK

Rockridge Law is doing stellar work in the Southeast to advance the work –and the quality–of certified B Corps and benefit corporations.

VINCENT STANLEY

DIRECTOR OF PHILOSOPHY, PATAGONIA

Patent Leadership Team

Kevin Christopher

Kevin Christopher

Venture Lead

  • Commercialized over $1B public-private R&D
  • Deal maker for both Grammy and Nobel winners
  • Conscious Company Media Top Business Leader
  • SuperLawyer®

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Andrew Lerner, Ph.D.

Andrew Lerner, Ph.D.

Patent Lead

  • Due diligence advisor, prosecutor, strategizer
  • NIH RADx faculty member
  • Postdoc as innovation fellow
  • UC Berkeley; UNC – Chapel Hill; Duke University

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Bill Killian

Bill Killian

Of Counsel, Complex Litigation

  • Former U.S. Attorney, E.D. TN.
  • 45+ year trial litigator, including pharma
  • Adjunct Professor, UT College of Law
  • Director, UT Alumni Association

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How we’re different

Corporate Social Responsibility

Rockridge Venture Law®, or RVL®, was launched in 2017 to become the preeminent intellectual property and technology firm across the Appalachian Innovation Corridor™. We now have offices in Chattanooga, Durham, and the Nashville area, and represent clients and interests globally. Our services include all aspects of intellectual property, litigation, M&A, privacy, technology transactions, and ventures.

In 2018 and 2019, we were recognized as B Corp Best For The World for our commitment to triple bottom line business practices. Our pioneering environmental and social impact programs attract top-notch legal talent and assure our clients of missional alignment with their corporate values.

Rockridge uniquely addresses two modern profit drivers: innovation (uptake and development) and corporate social responsibility. We’re Building Today’s Company for Tomorrow’s Economy® by leading clients through the dizzying array of information controls; by helping them to develop and monetize proprietary assets; and by enabling their impactful products, programs, and principles.

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