Intellectual Property counselor – experienced and creative, with a practical business focus.
Tom Kohler is an experienced, registered patent attorney who has worked with individuals, start-ups, and Fortune 100 companies in diverse technology areas including medical devices, renewable energy and electric power generation, consumer products, Internet and computer products, semiconductor fabrication, and telecommunications. Prior to joining DRM, Tom was a partner in a leading IP boutique firm in New York City. He has also worked in London and San Francisco with two large international law firms. Paired with a deep understanding of patents and patent prosecution, Tom’s extensive experience in all aspects of patent litigation, counseling and prosecution allow for a unique litigation perspective to his prosecution work. He advocates for his clients in settlement negotiations, in court, and in inter partes proceedings before the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB) at the USPTO. His experience and dedication to his work are brought to bear when counseling clients on developing strong portfolios, building value and avoiding IP risk.