Blake Bernard

Tireless defender looking for the 'next big thing'

Blake Bernard focuses on patent and trademark prosecution and enforcement of intellectual property rights in the areas of patent, copyright, trademark and trade secret law.  Blake primarily prosecutes patents in the mechanical, electromechanical and industrial arts.  His technical background is in mechanical engineering, including designing portable medicinal refrigeration equipment for the CDC and working on industrial engineering and optimization processes for a large grocery supplier.  He was also a teaching assistant for the physics department at the Georgia Institute of Technology. 


Blake's Related Experience

Lighting and electrical company enters patent lawsuit

Advised a U.S. lighting and electrical company in a patent lawsuit.


  • J.D., The University of Alabama School of Law, 2013
  • B.S., with highest honors, Georgia Institute of Technology, Mechanical Engineering, 2010

Court Admissions

  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit
  • U.S. District Court, Middle District of Tennessee

Bar Admissions

  • Tennessee
  • U.S. Patent and Trademark Office


The Best Lawyers in America© Ones to Watch

  • Patent Law, 2021

Professional Involvement

  • Member, Nashville and American Bar Associations
  • Member, Board of Directors, Nashville Bar Association Young Lawyers Division
  • Co-Chair, Nashville Bar Association Race Judicata Committee

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