As a seasoned IP practitioner, Tom combines his deep technical electrical engineering expertise with his business acumen to provide thoughtful counsel to his diverse client base. He has the unique ability to develop strategies to successfully build, maintain and enforce patent portfolios that integrate the client’s intellectual property strategy with their business goals. Tom’s specific technical expertise includes analog and digital electronics, power electronics, computer software and hardware, electromagnetics and electronics assembly and manufacturing including network communications and data security.
As a founding partner of L&A, Tom is active in building the firm’s presence. He actively recruits at his alma mater Suffolk University, where he sits on the Law School’s Intellectual Property Advisory Board and the Law School Alumni Board of Directors. In addition, he is an Instructor in the Business Law and Ethics Department at the Sawyer Business School. Tom is also Vice Chair for the City Year Legal Community Annual Breakfast.
Over the past year, Tom has advised clients on the following:
Before entering the field of law, Tom had a successful career as a Senior Electrical Design Engineer at Raytheon Company. As an engineer, he worked primarily in the areas of power electronics and electromagnetic compatibility and was instrumental in the development and upgrade of communications systems and missile defense systems for the U.S. Department of Defense. In addition, Tom has experience developing and modifying software code for use in automated test systems.