Barnes & Thornburg LLP
Todd Vare is a trial and appellate advocate focused on protecting his client’s intellectual property and counseling on their data security and privacy needs. Todd is client-focused, staunchly loyal to those he serves, and passionate about the law and innovation. He is at his best where advocacy, business and competition intersect.
Todd advocates for his clients in complex, high-stakes litigation involving patents, trademarks, copyrights, trade secrets, technology licensing, software development, data protection and privacy matters. A significant focus of Todd’s national trial practice involves patent litigation. Here, he has protected or enforced his clients’ intellectual property covering a wide variety of technologies, including internet-based systems and processes, online retail systems, telecommunications, integrated circuits, software, cellular antenna systems, pharmaceuticals, medical devices, herbicides and pesticides, dielectric fluids and mechanical devices.
Todd also counsels clients on cyber-security and data protection, privacy, computer and software issues, e-commerce processes, and other business technology matters. As co-chair of the firm’s Data Security and Privacy practice, Todd works with clients to evaluate their data security needs, develop comprehensive data security plans, and manage responses to data breaches or other cyber-security incidents.