Thomas J. Kowalski is a Registered US Patent Attorney with over 30 years' experience. Mr. Kowalski’s practice includes biotech, chemical and medical apparatus litigation, patent prosecution, licensing and counseling. He also represents his clients in procuring and enforcing trademarks. Mr. Kowalski obtains trademark protection domestically and worldwide, and he enforces trademark rights in the United States. He has also defended clients accused of trademark infringement and negotiated agreements to avoid litigation. In fulfilling the requirements for American Chemistry Society certification, Mr. Kowalski has extensively studied graduate biochemistry, graduate inorganic chemistry, genetics, computer science and laboratory research (a joint project amongst NYU (in the laboratory of Yorke E. Rhodes, Ph.D.), Columbia University and The NASA Goddard Institute for Space Studies (under Carl A. Gottlieb, Ph.D.). Also while studying at NYU, he was awarded a National Science Foundation Undergraduate Research Participant (NSF-URP) Grant and performed laboratory research at Hunter College, City University of New York (in the laboratory of Joseph J. Dannenberg, Ph.D.). In addition, Mr. Kowalski has extensive international experience and has appeared before courts and proceedings throughout the world, including London, England; The Hague, Netherlands; Dusseldorf, Mannheim and Munich, Germany; Vienna, Austria; Tokyo, Japan; and Melbourne and Canberra, Australia.
Mr. Kowalski received a B.S. from New York University and a J.D., with honors, from St. John’s University School of Law. Mr. Kowalski is a member of the New York State Bar and the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. He is admitted to practice before the U.S. Supreme Court, the U.S. Court of Appeals, Federal Circuit, and the U.S. District Court, Southern, Eastern and Western Districts of New York. Mr. Kowalski is a member of the editorial board of Pharmaceutical Patent Analyst and Journal of Commercial Biotechnology, and an editorial advisor for Intellectual Property for Nature Biotechnology.