Barnes & Thornburg LLP
Tom Donovan advises on patent and trademark litigation and prosecution, unfair competition and trade secret litigation, as well as a variety of licensing-related matters. Regardless of the client or the complexity of the matter at hand, Tom provides his clients with the guidance they need, in a way they can understand and apply to their daily business operations.
Tom also has significant negotiation and drafting experience with software licensing, as well as patent, trademark and copyright licensing, and in rendering patent validity and infringement opinions. Tom is valued by clients and colleagues for his grasp of the nuances of different types of licensing transactions. He delivers wide experience in negotiating with deal constituents in order to effectively close transactions while incorporating his client’s underlying objectives.
Tom represents companies involved in a wide variety of industries, ranging from manufacturing to technology and software. His tech experience includes advising businesses involved in the development, manufacture and marketing of plastics and packaging, exercise equipment and other health and fitness products, financial clearing software, products used in the manufacture of semiconductors, battery components, and beverage dispensing equipment and other food service equipment.