Faculty Profile: A.J. Bahou

A.J. BahouBradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP
Previous Courses Taught (37)
  • Business Law Forum 2023: Will ChatGPT Draft Your Next M&A Deal and the Ethical Considerations of Using AI to Practice Corporate Law
  • Intellectual Property Law Forum 2024: Embrace the Blur
  • Law Tech 2023: Will ChatGPT AI Draft Your Next Complex Legal Document?
  • 35th Annual Health Law Forum
  • Intellectual Property Law Forum 2023
  • Business Law Forum 2023 (Live Virtual)
  • Business Law Forum 2023 (In Person)
  • LAW TECH '23
  • Intellectual Property Law 2021: NFTs - Why would anyone pay $200,000 for a Non-Fungible Crypto Token for a video clip of LeBron James dunking a basketball?
  • Intellectual Property CLE Blast - 2022
  • Law Tech '21: Using Technology to Win - Remote Depositions and Trials
  • Intro to IP 2020: Patent Law 101
  • Intellectual Property Law Forum 2021: Taking IP Law Back to the Future (Day 2 ONLY Registration)
  • Intellectual Property Law Forum 2021: Taking IP Law Back to the Future (Full 2-Day Registration)
  • Intellectual Property Law Forum: IP 101
  • Law Tech: GDPR, Cloud and Technological Competency
  • Blockchain for Health Care
  • Intellectual Property: Blockchain Technology
  • Intellectual Property CLE Blast 2019
  • Law Tech: An Attorney Introduction to Blockchain Technology
  • Law Technology Blast 2019
  • 30th Annual Health Law Forum
  • Business Law Forum 2018
  • Intellectual Property 2018: CLE Bytes
  • Law Tech: Ethical Obligations for Cybersecurity
  • Environmental Law: Evolving Legal Market and Ethics Issues
  • Law Technology Blast
  • TBA 2017 Fall Annual Review in Nashville (Fast Track 15 Hours)
  • Intellectual Property: CLE Bytes 2017
  • Law Tech 2016: Ethical Considerations for Cybersecurity Law
  • Law Tech UnConference 2017
  • Environmental Law Forum 2017
  • Law Tech 2015: Ethical Issues of Cloud Computing
  • Law Tech UnConference 2016
  • GP 2014: Ethics of Cloud Computing
  • Law Tech UnConference 2015
  • General Practice Summit 2014: Nashville

A.J. Bahou is Bradley's Artificial Intelligence (AI) Practice Leader and an intellectual property attorney who focuses on the intersection of law and technology. A registered patent attorney, trial lawyer, mediator and arbitrator, A.J. has extensive experience in the areas of electrical and computer engineering technologies, including artificial intelligence, virtual reality, medical devices, computer hardware and software, Blockchain, and Internet security systems. With 21 years of experience, A.J. handles the full spectrum of artificial intelligence issues, technology transactions, and intellectual property litigation from pre-complaint investigation through trial and appeal in matters involving patents, copyrights, trademarks, trade secrets, and commercial disputes. He has represented both plaintiffs and defendants in IP litigation in jurisdictions across the United States, including the U.S. Federal Circuit and U.S. Supreme Court.


A.J. often serves as outside general counsel for healthcare companies, banks, and technology companies that value his assistance with artificial intelligence, healthcare technology, and financial services technology.  A significant segment of A.J.'s practice involves emerging technologies, most notably artificial intelligence. He has filed patent applications for clients that are utilizing artificial intelligence/machine learning tools in various industries, including financial systems and healthcare contexts.


A.J. serves on the Boards of Directors of LaunchTN, the Middle Tennessee chapter of the Information Systems Security Association, and the Tennessee Intellectual Property Association. He is former chair of the Intellectual Property Executive Council of the Tennessee Bar Association and former chair of the Nashville Bar Association's Intellectual Property Law Section. He serves as Chair of the Evolving Legal Market Committee of the Tennessee Bar Association, which focuses on the changing nature of the practice of law.