Established in 1922, Balch & Bingham is a general practice firm based in Birmingham, with more than 230 attorneys throughout the South and one in Washington, DC. The firm has extensive experience handling intellectual property matters related to internet technology, computer hardware and software, employment contracts, and regulatory compliance with regards to privacy concerns. The firm is also active in IP matters regarding information, identity, inventions and creative works, including the drafting of agreements, and the registration and litigation of trademarks.
Recognized attorneys include Pamela Payne Smith and litigation veteran Will Hill Tankersley Jr. Smith provides transactional advice and manages 1,000-plus trademarks, distributed across the portfolios of restaurants, software developers, publications, and other businesses. Tankersley focuses his practice on litigation, internet-related disputes, and the representation of entertainment industry clients.