CHICAGO – Barnes & Thornburg today announced that Thomas J. Donovan, chair of the firm’s Intellectual Property Department and partner in its Chicago office, has been appointed to the Law360
IP Editorial Advisory Board.
According to the publication, the purpose of the editorial advisory board is for leading intellectual property professionals to provide guidance to Law360
Donovan concentrates his practice on patent and trademark litigation, unfair competition and trade secret litigation, and licensing. He represents clients in the preparation and prosecution of U.S. and foreign patent and trademark applications. His experience includes business method patents, and software related to electronic trading and clearance systems. He also has significant negotiation and drafting experience with software licensing; patent, trademark and copyright licensing issues; and in rendering patent validity and infringement options.
Donovan is an adjunct faculty member at Chicago-Kent College of Law, acting as an instructor for an intellectual property course. He is also a member and serves on a sub-committee of the International Trademark Association and a committee of the Intellectual Property Owners Association, and is a member of the Intellectual Property Law Association of Chicago.With more than 550 attorneys and other legal professionals, Barnes & Thornburg LLP is one of the 100 largest law firms in the country. The firm serves clients worldwide from its offices in Atlanta, Chicago, Delaware, Indiana, Michigan, Minneapolis, Ohio and Washington, D.C. Visit us online at www.btlaw.com.