Suffolk University Law School
JD, cum laude, 2004
United States Naval Academy
BS, Physical Science, 1987
United States District Court for the District of Massachusetts
United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
United States Patent and Trademark Office
T.J.’s principal practice is patent prosecution and related Intellectual Property portfolio counseling in the areas of semiconductor processing, electrical circuits and electro-mechanical systems, software, web based business methods, and biomedical devices.
Before his legal career, T.J. worked at several Massachusetts-based semiconductor capital equipment companies in various engineering and technical marketing positions. His semiconductor wafer processing experience includes dark field metrology, thermal processing, and ion implantation. He is also a certified C# .NET solutions developer, with experience in the design and implementation of web enabled front office software solutions. T.J. also served as a Surface Warfare Officer in the U.S. Navy, where he gained extensive experience in the practical application of mechanical, steam, and electrical engineering.
Prior to forming Hunter Clark, T.J. was a member of the Intellectual Property Section at the law firm Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris Glovsky & Popeo P.C. T.J. has broad experience in all stages of the patent litigation process, from pre-suit investigation through appeal. He has litigated cases in the U.S. District Courts, the U.S. International Trade Commission and the Federal Circuit.
T.J. is admitted to practice in Massachusetts and is registered to practice before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. He received his B.S. from United States Naval Academy (1987) and his J.D., cum laude, from Suffolk University Law School (2004).