Mary Anne Tomlinson

Corporations and individuals seek Mary Anne Tomlinson's assistance when navigating governmental red tape and the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. Mary Anne's main focus is intellectual property, primarily international trademarks and patents.

Clients benefit from her 35 years experience working in private law firms, as well as in-house, covering many areas of the legal field—including federal and state litigation, family law, and civil and criminal defense, with specific emphasis on intellectual property.

An internationally known electronics and musical amplification company provided Mary Anne with valuable experience as the legal liaison between the CEO, engineers, marketing, and legal counsel in developing the company's world wide patents and trademarks, as well as infringement matters.

Mary Anne regularly attends International Trademark Association (INTA) meetings and seminars to stay current on changes in intellectual property. Her participation also enables her to develop valuable relationships with agents, foreign counsel, and others in the intellectual property field.


  • Member, Middle Tennessee Paralegal Association
  • Member, International Trademark Association
  • Associate Member, Nashville Bar Association


  • B.A., University of Mississippi, Business, 1974
  • Certificate, Meridian Community College, Paralegal Studies, 1986

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Mary Anne is a talented scrapbooking and card-making enthusiast and shares her enthusiasm for this hobby by teaching classes on weekends. A proud grandmother of two outstanding grandchildren, she is an avid reader and member of a local book club.