Thomas DaMario focuses his practice on intellectual property litigation and transactions. Thomas has experience in all phases of litigation—from pre-filing investigations and discovery through trial and appeal. He has been involved in patent infringement cases in various United States district courts, the International Trade Commission and the Patent Trial and Appeal Board. Thomas is experienced in various technical areas, including Internet technologies, wireless and cellular communications, semiconductor chip design and fabrication, power tools, computer and networking systems and mechanical devices.
Thomas also works closely with members of the Firm’s corporate advisory and tax practice groups on intellectual property issues associated with strategic transactions, including mergers, acquisitions, divestitures, joint ventures, large-scale global corporate reorganizations and complex intellectual property license structures for public and privately held companies.
A licensed professional engineer, Thomas spent several years working for a leading standards organization, helping to develop industry standards related to cybersecurity, cryptography and access control and intrusion detection systems.
While in law school, Thomas was a staff writer for the Journal of Art, Technology and Intellectual Property and was a participant in the 2016 AIPLA Giles Sutherland Rich Moot Court Competition.
- The Best Lawyers in America, “Ones to Watch” in Litigation – Intellectual Property, 2023
- The Richard Linn American Inn of Court, member
- Intellectual Property Law Association of Chicago, member
DePaul University College of Law, JD, 2017
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, BS, Electrical Engineering, 2008
US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
US District Court for the Northern District of Illinois
US District Court for the Eastern District of Texas
US District Court for the Northern District of Texas
US Patent and Trademark Office
Illinois Supreme Court