For a wide range of technologies and industries, including medical devices, mechanical products and electronics; Thomas I. Ross has litigated successfully in district courts throughout the United States and in the International Trade Commission (ITC) on matters involving patents, trademarks, copyrights, and trade secrets. He has first-chaired numerous trials, both bench and jury, and has been the lead attorney on a number of appeals before the Federal Circuit Court of Appeals and other Circuit Courts. His skills derive from his experience, as well as his training in mechanical engineering and work as an examiner at the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. He has been engaged for expert testimony on patent law and Patent Office practices.

Education

  • Georgetown University Law Center, J.D.
  • Purdue University, B.S., Mechanical Engineering

Practices

Admissions

  • Illinois
  • U.S. Supreme Court
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Federal Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Seventh Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Wisconsin
  • U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois, Trial Bar

Memberships

  • ITC Trial Lawyers Association

  • American Bar Association (ABA)

  • Federal Circuit Bar Association

Thomas I. Ross

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For a wide range of technologies and industries, including medical devices, mechanical products and electronics; Thomas I. Ross has litigated successfully in district courts throughout the United States and in the International Trade Commission (ITC) on matters involving patents, trademarks, copyrights, and trade secrets. He has first-chaired numerous trials, both bench and jury, and has been the lead attorney on a number of appeals before the Federal Circuit Court of Appeals and other Circuit Courts. His skills derive from his experience, as well as his training in mechanical engineering and work as an examiner at the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. He has been engaged for expert testimony on patent law and Patent Office practices.

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Thomas I. Ross

Thomas I. Ross

Thomas I. Ross

Education

  • Georgetown University Law Center, J.D.
  • Purdue University, B.S., Mechanical Engineering

Practices

Admissions

  • Illinois
  • U.S. Supreme Court
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Federal Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Seventh Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Wisconsin
  • U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois, Trial Bar

Memberships

  • ITC Trial Lawyers Association

  • American Bar Association (ABA)

  • Federal Circuit Bar Association

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