Tom’s practice is concentrated on intellectual property. He has significant experience in prosecution, transactions, and litigations. Tom has managed worldwide trademark portfolios and obtained numerous U.S. trademark applications. In addition, he has represented a wide variety of clients in the food and drink, luxury goods, apparel, software, health care, entertainment, and construction industries for trademark oppositions, UDRP actions, and federal lawsuits involving copyrights, trademarks, and trade secrets, including cases before U.S. Courts of Appeals and the U.S. Supreme Court. Tom has also worked on many contracts including licenses, assignments, coexistence and settlement agreements, private label and master service agreements, non-disclosure, and confidentiality agreements. He has also drafted rules for various contests and sweepstakes.
Tom has also counseled clients on advertising, marketing, and trade secret protection programs. He has also been a member of International Trademark Association Committees focused on parallel importation and trademark enforcement.
U.S. District Court – District of Connecticut
U.S. District Court – District of New Jersey
U.S. District Court – Southern District of New York
U.S. District Court – Eastern District of New York
U.S. Court of Appeals – 4th Circuit Court of Appeals
U.S. Court of Appeals – 9th Circuit Court of Appeals