Thomas Hartin is a member of the firm’s patent prosecution team with a focus on helping large technology companies build valuable, high-quality patent portfolios in an efficient manner. In this role, he develops and implements best practices for managing workflow and innovative, data-driven patent prosecution strategies for reaching favorable results at the USPTO. Thomas personally has experience preparing and prosecuting hundreds of patent applications related to telecommunications, computer software, consumer cable products and technologies, networking devices, data privacy, and the Internet of Things.
In addition to his prosecution experience, Thomas has been involved in all stages of patent litigation, including but not limited to preparing winning invalidity and non-infringement arguments, preparing and presenting arguments at claim construction hearings, preparing memoranda for various stages of litigation, taking depositions, and successfully conducting settlement negotiations. Through this experience, Thomas is uniquely able to counsel clients on best prosecution strategies with a focus on future viability and enforcement of granted patents.
United States Patent and Trademark Office
Intellectual Property Owners Association (IPO)
Eta Kappa Nu (International Honor Society of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE))