CURRICULUM VITAE

THOMAS LAWRENCE ADAMS

Email (Use Subject Line: "New Idea"): adams@newidea.com

Voice: (973) 463-0100
Fax: (973) 463-0150
Office Location: 120 Eagle Rock Avenue, Suite 130, East Hanover, New Jersey 07936

Thomas L. Adams

Patent and Trademark Attorney engaged in: Drafting and prosecution of patent applications, including appeals before the Board of Appeals. Conducting civil trials and appeals. Licensing of intellectual property. Patent activities lie principally in the areas of electronic and mechanical patents. Trademark activities include solicitation, opposition and litigation. Field of practice also covers copyright.

COURT AND BAR ADMISSIONS

Admitted to bar of New Jersey in 1975; U.S. District Court for New Jersey in 1975; U.S. Patent and Trademark Office in 1974; New York bar in 1976.

EXPERIENCE

PRIVATE PRACTICE
2000-Present - Law Office of Thomas L. Adams, East Hanover, NJ
1981-2000 - Partner - Behr & Adams, Morristown and Edison, New Jersey
1978-1980 - Partner - Mathews, Sommers, Goebel & Adams, Morristown, New Jersey
1977-1978 - Thomas L. Adams, Livingston, New Jersey

CORPORATE PATENT PRACTICE
1975-1977 - Otis Elevator, New York City
1974-1975 - R.C.A. Corporation, Princeton, New Jersey

ENGINEERING
1971-1974 - Senior Engineer, Weston Instruments, Newark, New Jersey
1969-1971 - Systems Engineer, Grumman Aerospace, Bethpage, New York

EDUCATION

B.S.E.E. 1969 - N.J. Institute of Technology (formerly Newark Coll. of Eng.)
1971 - Polytechnic Institute of Brooklyn
J.D. 1975 - Seton Hall University Law School

ACADEMIC

Member, Seton Hall Law Review 1972-1973
Published in 4 Seton Hall L. Rev. 228
Tau Beta Pi and Eta Kappa Nu Honor fraternities

PROFESSIONAL

LEGAL
Chair - Patent, Trademark, Copyright Law & Unfair Competition Section
    of the New Jersey State Bar Association, 1991-1992
Chair - Intellectual Property Section of Essex County Bar Association
Listed in Who's Who in American Law
Member, Morris County and Essex County Bar Association
Member, Trial Attorneys of New Jersey

PATENT
New Jersey Patent Law Association
American Intellectual Property Law Association

PUBLIC SERVICE

Deputy Mayor, Township of Livingston, New Jersey, 1987
Councilman, Livingston, New Jersey 1985-1988
Member, Planning Board of Livingston, 1986
Commr. Environmental Comm., Livingston, New Jersey 1984-1987
Member, Livingston Board of Education's Long Range Planning Committee, 1978



Thomas L. Adams

(Use Subject Line: "new idea")
adams@newidea.com
973 463-0100

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