Intellectual Property, Entertainment & Sports Law Section

The Intellectual Property, Entertainment & Sports Law Section educates and informs members of developments in a variety of intellectual property areas, including trademarks, trade secrets, copyrights, patents, service marks, computer law, and other related issues. The Section is committed to keeping its members fully informed of the latest developments in this ever-expanding field and to provide opportunities to exchange ideas, approaches and experiences relating to intellectual property law. The Intellectual Property Section aids its members in keeping pace with the accelerating developments in the many fields closely associated with patents, trademarks and copyrights and provides a forum for the discussion of questions of vital interest to all lawyers concerned with intellectual property rights. 

Articles from the Summer 2012 issue of The Mississippi Lawyer Magazine
Intellectual Property Section Newsletters:
July 2014
October 2013
January 2012

September 2011

Helpful Section Interest Links:

The United States Patent and Trademark Office

United States Copyright Office


Intellectual Property, Entertainment & Sports Law Section
2016-2017 Executive Committee

Will Wilkins
University of Mississippi Law Research Institute
P O Box 1848
University, MS 38677-1848
Phone: (662) 915-7775
Fax: (662) 915-5267

Vice Chair
Chip Bolton
1214 Office Park Dr
Oxford, MS 38655-3597
Phone: (662) 236-8526
Fax: (662) 236-2037

Paul Rosenblatt
Butler Snow
P O Box 6010
Ridgeland, MS 39158-6010
Phone: (601) 985-4596
Fax: (601) 985-4500

Past Chair
Ryanne Saucier
Cumulus Media
3280 Peachtree Rd, NW, Ste 2300
Atlanta, GA 30305
Phone: (404) 260-6703

Member at Large (8/2015-7/2017)
Steve McDavid
McDavid & Assoc PC
P O Box 1113
Oxford, MS 38655-1113
Phone: (662) 281-8300
Fax: (662) 281-8353

Member at Large (8/2015-7/2018)
Whit Rayner
Jones Walker
P O Box 427
Jackson, MS 39205-0427
Phone: (601) 949-4900
Fax: (601) 949-4804

Member at Large (8/2016-7/2019)
Sherry Johnson
MC Law Career Services Director
151 E Griffith St
Jackson, MS 39201-1302
Phone: (601) 925-7109
Fax: (601) 925-7185