Tom is an intellectual property and commercial litigator who is equally at home handling cases in trial and appellate courts. Tom counsels clients in a variety of industries, including life sciences, health care, higher education, and real estate. He has extensive experience with patent litigation, trade secrets, and other intellectual property matters, especially those involving pharmaceutical and biologic drugs and diagnostics. Tom also has extensive experience with non-IP commercial litigation matters, including class action litigation in both federal and state court, and commercial arbitration.
Tom's intellectual property work draws on his prior experience as a research chemist and college dean. He has particular experience in patent and trade secret cases involving pharmaceuticals, biotech, diagnostics, the Hatch-Waxman Act (for small molecule drugs), and the Biologics Price Competition and Innovation Act (for large-molecule biologics/biosimilars). He also has tried cases before the International Trade Commission and the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (IPRs/PGRs).
Tom clerked for the Honorable Boyce F. Martin Jr. on the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit. Before attending law school, he served as Associate Dean of the Faculty at Williams College.
Hatch-Waxman / ANDA Litigation
Federal District Court
Education & Nonprofits
Articles in the National Law Review database by Thomas H. Wintner