Faculty Profile: Richard Sanders Jr.

Richard Sanders Jr.Rick Sanders605 Berry Rd., Ste. A Nashville, TN 37204 Work Phone: (615) 734-1188Website: www.aaronsanderslaw.comEmail Address:
Previous Courses Taught (4)
  • Entertainment & Sports Law Forum 2016
  • IP 2015: Transformative Fair Use
  • Intellectual Property Spring Institute 2015
  • Old Law, New Tech: Internet 101

Rick Sanders is a founding partner of Aaron & Sanders, PLLC, in Nashville, Tennessee, which serves technology, e-commerce and social-media clients, among others, emphasizing intellectual property and internet law. Mr. Sanders is a graduate of the Vanderbilt University School of Law. Previously, he was an litigation associate at the Silicon Valley office of Fenwick & West, LLP, and a partner in the litigation and intellectual-property practice groups at Waller Lansden Dortch & Davis, LLP, in Nashville. He taught copyright law as an adjunct professor of law at Vanderbilt University School of Law from 2012 through 2014. He is currently the Chair of the ABA Trademarks and the Internet Committee. He chaired the Nashville Bar Association’s Intellectual Property Section in 2009. He also co-produces The Copyright Office Comes to Music City. Some of his previous publications include Overlapping Public and Private Spheres in Cyberspace: Fear, Exhilaration, the Internet and the Stored Communications Act, Understanding Developments in Cyberspace Law (Aspatore 2011); and Will Professor Nimmer’s Change of Heart on File Sharing Matter?, Vanderbilt Journal of Entertainment and Technology Law, Summer 2013. He regularly gives presentations on technology and intellectual property in Nashville. He, along with Tara Aaron, regularly update their blog, the IP Breakdown at ipbreakdown.com.