Admitted to practice before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office and the Southern District of Texas
FOCUS OF PRACTICE
Tod Tumey founded the successful intellectual property law firm Tumey L.L.P. in 2006. He has a very expansive international practice with clients and cases spanning all over the world. Tod has a wide breadth of practice that includes intellectual property acquisition and evaluation, portfolio management, counseling, litigation, freedom-to-operate analysis and opinions, patent and trademark prosecution, and business transactions related to intellectual property such as development agreements, manufacturing agreements, consulting agreements, and licensing agreements.
Founded and currently manage the successful law firm Tumey L.L.P.
Named by Corporate Vision as the 2016 Partner of the Year for the U.S.A.
Named by Corporate Vision in the 2017 Legal Awards as the Most Outstanding Managing Partner for the U.S.A.
Manage international patent and trademark portfolios for several multi-billion dollar companies
Manage worldwide trademark portfolio and enforcement for an international chemical company
Manage worldwide patent and trademark portfolio for a large, international specialty chemicals company
Manage worldwide patent portfolio for a very large specialty products company
Negotiated numerous intellectual property business transactions involving licensing and purchasing of intellectual property
Drafted and prosecuted several thousand domestic and international patent applications
Served as expert witness in patent litigation and prepared expert reports
Negotiated a business development agreement involving several parties for the formation of multiple new entities and drafted the agreements for the ownership, development, protection, and exploitation of the worldwide intellectual property rights
Represented numerous clients in funding arrangements with investment banks and firms often involving tens of millions of dollars and higher in investment or divestiture
Prosecuted several thousand domestic and international trademark applications
Represented numerous clients on contingency fee arrangements based on the litigation, enforcement, licensing, and sale of intellectual property assets
Represented clients in litigations involving intellectual property
Drafted, advised, and implemented trade secret protection programs for numerous companies
Evaluated third party intellectual property portfolios on behalf of multiple clients for the potential of multi-million dollar purchases or licenses
Founded and significantly increased the intellectual property portfolios for several start-up companies that are now vibrant and growing companies
Represented an electronics company from the initial start-up stage to the lucrative sale
Tod’s expertise includes diverse technologies such as oilfield equipment; downhole tools; well drilling, completion, and stimulation; syngas production and processing; gas-to-liquids technology; organic and polymer compositions, catalysts, and processes; nanotechnology; military equipment; electrochemistry; laser technology; software and business methods; medical implants and devices; energy production and storage; green devices and process; and household products.
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