NASHVILLE, TN--(Marketwire - May 1, 2012) - Dr. Kelly Hollowell -- a prominent patent attorney and scientist with a Ph.D. in molecular and cellular pharmacology -- has joined Waller Lansden Dortch & Davis, LLP as a partner in the firm's Intellectual Property group. Hollowell previously practiced in the Virginia Beach, VA office of Williams Mullen, P.C.
Hollowell's practice will focus on trademark prosecution, patent prosecution, and patent litigation and will include intellectual property management and licensing for domestic and international manufacturing, healthcare, and technology companies. She has a broad array of experience working with many industries and technologies, including software, medical devices and products, pharmaceutical, orthopedics, aerospace, electronics, sporting equipment, cosmetics, food products, and consumer goods.
"Kelly's unique background as an innovative legal, scientific and technology advisor makes her a significant addition -- not just to our intellectual property team but to our entire firm," said Waller Lansden chairman John Tishler. "She brings an original perspective to Waller Lansden that will expand our knowledge base and capabilities -- we're delighted to have her on board."
Hollowell was appointed to the Joint Subcommittee Studying Stem Cell Research and Medical Ethics for the Virginia General Assembly for three consecutive years. She is a member of the American Intellectual Property Law Association, American Health Lawyers Association, American Association for the Advancement of Science and the United States Patent Bar. She received her B.A. in biology and mathematics from the University of South Florida, her Ph.D. in molecular and cellular pharmacology from the University of Miami School of Medicine and her J.D. from Regent University Law School.
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