Thomas Dunham

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Mr. Dunham is a Partner in the DC office of Cherian LLP. He has over twenty-five years’ experience securing, enforcing, and defending Intellectual Property rights in Federal District Courts, in appeals before the Federal Circuit, and in petitions to the U.S. Supreme Court. He also represents clients in post-grant proceedings at the U.S. Patent Office, including Inter Partes reviews and ex-parte re-examination proceedings.

Mr. Dunham has handled dozens of complex cases in key Federal courts including both the Eastern and Western Districts of Texas, the District of Delaware, the Northern, Central and Southern Districts of California, the Southern District of New York, the District of New Jersey, and the Northern District of Illinois.

Prior to practicing law, Mr. Dunham was a staff engineer for a major U.S. Technology company working on complex, advanced hardware/software systems. His experience in industry and as an engineer gives him unique insight in assisting companies with Intellectual Property matters.

Intellectual Property Strategies, Patent Litigation, Federal Circuit & Other IP Appeals, IP Transactions & Licensing, Trade Secret Litigation, International Trade Commission (ITC) Section 337 Litigation, Patent Prosecution and Inter Partes Review proceedings

 State Bar Admissions:
District of Columbia

Court Admissions and USPTO Registration:

United States Supreme Court

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit

U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas

U.S. District Court for the Western District of Texas

U.S. District Court for the District of Colorado

USPTO Patent Attorney Registration No. 39,965


Villanova University School of Law, J.D.

SUNY Binghamton, B.S. in Physics

Professional Affiliations:

Member, American Intellectual Property Law Association

Member, Federal Circuit Bar Association