Tom Gigliotti, principal, has a rich background in corporate law and engineering. He is well known for his talents in quickly negotiating mutually equitable relationships while assuring his clients are properly protected from unnecessary legal and financial exposure. Tomís extensive intellectual property experience enables him to anticipate nuances unique to commercial interactions involving technology along with providing guidance related to patent portfolios.

A partial list of Tomís credentials:

Experience –
  • 15 years of high-technology legal practice in both a private firm and a multinational corporation
  • 7 years as a practicing engineer
  • Extensive expertise in buying, selling, and licensing technology and intellectual property
  • General Counsel experience for a multibillion dollar corporation engaging in global transactions with a broad range of partners – from start-ups to large multinational companies
  • Licensed patent attorney experienced in providing opinions on patentability, patent validity, and patent infringement analysis as well as in developing a business-focused intellectual property strategy
Legal Licenses and Bar Memberships –
  • North Carolina – Bar No. 37191
  • Texas – Bar No. 00785907
  • Massachusetts – Bar No. 562716 (Inactive)
  • United States Patent and Trademark Office – Registration No. 37,579
Professional Associations –
  • Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)
  • American Bar Association
  • North Carolina Bar Association
  • Texas Bar Association
Legal Employment History –
  • Nortel Networks Inc. Research Triangle Park, NC (11 years)
  • Baker Botts, L.L.P. Dallas, Texas (4 years)
Engineering Employment History –
  • Raytheon Company Sudbury, MA (7 years)
Education –
  • Juris Doctor
    New England School of Law (Evening Division), Boston, MA
  • Bachelor of Science, Electrical and Computer Engineering
    Clarkson University, Potsdam, NY