NASHVILLE, TN--(Marketwired - Mar 24, 2016) - Megan Gustafson, Ph.D., has joined Patterson Intellectual Property Law, as an associate. Gustafson is a registered patent attorney with six years of experience. 

"Megan adds depth to our already large chemical and life science practice," said Ed Lanquist, Managing Shareholder. "Further, we now have three Ph.D.'s. We are thrilled to welcome her to our team."

Dr. Gustafson was previously an associate at Goodwin Procter in Boston, where she represented a wide variety of clients in technology and life sciences, and patent prosecution and counseling. 

She earned her J.D. cum laude at Suffolk University School of Law. She earned her Ph.D. in biology at Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and her B.S. in molecular biology magna cum laude at Vanderbilt University. 

Dr. Gustafson is originally from Virginia and currently resides in Nashville. Dedicated to serving the community, her pro bono work has focused on education law. Dr. Gustafson is a member of the American Bar Association.

About Patterson Intellectual Property Law, P.C.
Founded in 1992, Patterson Intellectual Property Law, P.C. is a full service intellectual property law firm, now with 21 attorneys, handling patent, trademark, copyright, trade secret, and domain name related matters for its clients. The firm was formed by a group of Registered Patent Attorneys to be the first law firm in Middle Tennessee to practice exclusively in intellectual property law. The office of Patterson Intellectual Property Law, P.C. is located in the Roundabout Plaza, 1600 Division Street, Suite 500, Nashville, Tennessee. For additional information, visit

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John Bowers
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