Earl W. Houston, II Recipient of the Sam Myar Award

Posted: December 8th, 2017

Earl W. Houston, II, a Director with Martin, Tate, Morrow & Marston, P.C., has been awarded the Sam A. Myar Jr. Memorial Award.  The award is named after the late Sam Myar, who died in 1959 at age 39.  The award is given each year to an attorney 40 years old or younger who has rendered outstanding personal service to the legal profession and the Memphis community.

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Martin Tate Attorneys Named Among America's Best

Posted: August 18th, 2017

Memphis, TN –  Martin, Tate, Morrow & Marston, P.C., is pleased to announce that eight of its attorneys are included in Best Lawyers in America 2018©.

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Martin Tate Attorneys Gain Leadership on Key ABA Committee

Posted: August 17th, 2017

Memphis, TN - Lewis Wardlaw and Earl W. Houston II, with the law firm of Martin, Tate, Morrow & Marston, P.C., remain active in the American Bar Association’s Commercial Transportation Litigation Committee of the Tort Trial and Insurance Practice Section (TIPS), with Mr. Wardlaw appointed in 2017 as Chairman-Elect of the committee and Mr. Houston appointed as a Vice Chairman for ...

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James C. Warner Honored as a Pillar of Excellence

Posted: August 3rd, 2017

Memphis, TN (August 3, 2017) – Memphis attorney James C. Warner, with the law firm of Martin, Tate, Morrow & Marston, P.C., will be among a select group of Memphis attorneys and judges to be honored as Pillars of Excellence by the University of Memphis Law Alumni Chapter.

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Martin Tate Attorneys Richard M. Carter and Adam J. Eckstein present at seminar sponsored by The Patent Subcommittee of the Standing Local Rules Committee for the Western District of Tennessee -- The Changing Landscape of Patent Law: Impact of Patent Cases from the 2016-2017 Supreme Court Term on Patent Litigation and Practice

Posted: July 7th, 2017

by Richard M. Carter and Adam J. Eckstein - “[T]he phrase ‘substantial portion’ in 35 U.S.C. § 271(f)(1) has a quantitative, not a qualitative, meaning. . . . [The statute] does not cover the supply of a single component of a multicomponent invention.” 

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Matthew Gabriel Named Director at Martin, Tate, Morrow & Marston, P.C.

Posted: May 22nd, 2017

Martin, Tate, Morrow & Marston, P.C. is pleased to announce that Matthew P. Gabriel has been named a director of the law firm.

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Martin Tate Attorney Named to American College of Trial Lawyers

Posted: March 17th, 2017

Shea Sisk Wellford, a shareholder and director with the Memphis-based law firm of Martin, Tate, Morrow & Marston, P.C., has become a Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers, one of the premier legal associations in North America.

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Martin Tate Attorneys Named Among America's Best

Posted: August 17th, 2016

Memphis, TN – (August 15, 2016) – Martin, Tate, Morrow & Marston, P.C., is pleased to announce that nine of its attorneys are included in Best Lawyers in America 2017©.

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Recalculating the Risk of Intellectual Property Litigation: The U.S. Supreme Court Lowers the Threshold for Awarding Attorneys' Fees in Patent Litigation

Posted: September 19th, 2014

On April 29, 2014, the U.S. Supreme Court issued two opinions that substantially relaxed the standard for awarding attorneys’ fees in patent infringement litigation. The opinions likely will relax the standard for awarding attorneys’ fees in trademark and copyright cases, too. Take note, because the benchmarks for assessing the risk of intellectual property litigation just moved.

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Alternatives to Arbitration: Reconsidering the Use of Arbitration Provisions in Contracts

Posted: November 22nd, 2013

by Adam J. Eckstein and Matthew P. Gabriel - Contract provisions requiring parties to arbitrate their disputes are ubiquitous, and almost always, these clauses are ancillary to the contract’s purpose. For that reason, it may be tempting to let a boilerplate arbitration clause remain in a contract and not waste time or resources negotiating its inclusion or exclusion. We caution ...

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