Tommy Martin's practice centers around complex patent and trade secret litigation before the International Trade Commission (ITC), U.S district courts, and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit. Mr. Martin represents clients in all phases of pre-trial, trial, post-trial and appeal, as well as before U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP).
Mr. Martin also represents clients in seller disputes before Amazon.com. His experience in this regard includes initiating and responding to take-down requests under Amazon.com’s Utility Patent Neutral Evaluation (UPNE) process, as well as Amazon.com’s Brand Registry infringement reporting process.
Mr. Martin is a registered patent attorney that has counseled clients in all phases of patent prosecution, including post-grant prosecution before the Patent Trial & Appeal Board (PTAB).
Mr. Martin has drafted, filed, and prosecuted hundreds of patent applications in a diverse field of technologies.
In addition, Mr. Martin counsels clients on patent portfolio development, management, and enforcement. This includes counseling emerging tech companies at all stages of funding and development.
Through his intellectual property practice, Mr. Martin has gained significant knowledge and experience in the fields of alternative energy, computer hardware and software, telecommunications, life sciences, and complex machinery.
Mr. Martin's pro bono practice includes representing under served individuals with child custody and landlord-tenant matters in the District of Columbia Courts, and immigration matters in U.S. Immigration Courts.
Prior to attending law school, Mr. Martin worked as a Mechanical Engineer for the Norfolk Naval Shipyard. He served as a lead engineer on aircraft carrier overhaul projects with a particular focus on steam and hydraulic power in aircraft launch and recovery systems.