Lane Adams


Professional Profile

Lane Adams focuses his intellectual property practice on trademark and patent litigation, copyright and trademark prosecution, IP licensing, contract drafting, and client counseling. Lane works to understand his client’s needs and goals on a deep level, which helps him provide clients with opportunities to pursue novel strategies that save time and money. He enjoys utilizing his scientific background and legal training to solve complex legal problems.

Before law school, Lane earned a Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry from the University of Missouri-Columbia and worked in medical research at the Stowers Institute in Kansas City in the Genome Engineering Core. While earning his undergraduate degree, Lane researched the Ebola virus as a lab research assistant.

During law school at the University of Missouri-Kansas City, Lane served in several leadership positions and took every opportunity to hone his legal skills through practical experience. Lane served as president of the Intellectual Property Law Society and Lead Articles Editor of the Law Review. Additionally, Lane interned for Missouri Court of Appeals Judge Thomas H. Newton and with the Heartland Center for Jobs and Freedom. He is most proud of his experience in UMKC’s Intellectual Property Clinic, where he advised clients and helped promote IP literacy among small businesses in Kansas City.

  • J.D., University of Missouri-Kansas City
  • B.S., Biochemistry, University of Missouri-Columbia
  • Kansas
  • Missouri