高级助理

Thomas A. Shewmake

汤姆的执业重点是知识产权的执行、辩护和诉讼事务。他的经验包括专利、商标、版权和商业秘密案件,涉及广泛的行业和技术。他于2003年在加州大学伯克利分校获得生物工程学士学位,并于2008年在亚利桑那州立大学获得生物工程硕士学位。汤姆于2011年以优异成绩 获得亚利桑那大学詹姆斯-E-罗杰斯法学院的法学博士学位。


Tom has represented clients in adversarial matters in federal trial and appellate courts across the country, as well as in proceedings before the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board and the Patent Trial and Appeal Board at the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. His experience also includes U.S. and foreign patent prosecution, trademark clearance and registration, intellectual property opinions and advising clients on intellectual property licensing and other agreements. Tom has worked on matters in a variety of fields, including biotechnology, consumer products and services, medical devices, software and internet, and pharmaceuticals.   

 Before joining Seed IP, Tom worked as an associate attorney at a multi-practice firm in Seattle and at an IP firm in Tucson, Arizona. He also served as a law clerk for the Honorable James A. Teilborg, United States District Court for the District of Arizona.

 As a graduate engineering student, Tom’s research focused on using computer modeling to investigate and design more effective molecular constructs for targeting cancer cells for drug delivery and other therapeutic and diagnostic applications.

University of Arizona-James E. Rogers College of Law

J.D. (cum laude) 2011


Arizona State University

Bioengineering

M.S. 2008


University of California-Berkeley

Bioengineering

B.S. 2003

Tom is admitted to the Washington and Arizona State Bars, and is registered to practice before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. He is also admitted to practice in the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Washington, the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Washington, the U.S. District Court for the District of Arizona, and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit. Tom is a member of the Washington State Patent Law Association (WSPLA) and Life Science Washington (formerly Washington Biotechnology and Biomedical Association).


录像

榮譽與獎項

Selected to Washington Rising Stars®, 2018-2021