John Tolomei is a partner with SpencePC. He has worked with solo inventors as well as multi-billion dollar corporations. His practice includes IP evaluations; patent application preparation/prosecution; building patent portfolios; IP value generation; agreement drafting/negotiation; and IP strategy. He holds a BA and MA in Civil Engineering and a JD from Kent College of Law. Formerly he was Chief Legal Counsel and corporate secretary of a bio-tech startup where he built a substantial IP portfolio, managed complex IP litigation and handled commercial legal issues and corporate governance tasks. Before that, as Chief Patent Counsel for Honeywell/UOP, he led a team of 10 patent attorneys in all IP matters associated with a global portfolio of 3,000+ patents and an extensive trade secret inventory. He also worked with machinery and systems as a patent attorney for Deere and Company. Prior to practicing law, he worked as an engineering specialist for process equipment.
Series: PATENT BEST PRACTICES: 'INSIDERS' ADVICE FOR IN-HOUSE COUNSEL
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