Thomas R. Goots

Tom Goots' practice focuses on intellectual property and patent litigation, as well as counseling clients on a broad range of intellectual property issues. Tom's 10 years of experience as an engineer and as a named inventor on United States patents, provide him with a unique perspective on the issues facing his clients.

His experience in patent litigation involves a wide range of technologies, including wireless email, bone screws, tire design, lighting and electrical products, automotive components, and chemical compounds. He also represents clients in trademark matters, including opposition proceedings and infringement actions. In addition, Tom has litigated matters involving employment agreements, covenants not-to-compete, and trade secrets. He has litigated in a number of different state and federal courts, as well as the International Trade Commission (ITC). [1]