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Thomas E. Kocovsky, Jr.



Member Ohio Bar; registered to practice before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office; U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Ohio; U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit; Member Virginia Bar.

Practice/Technical Competence

Patent and trademark prosecution including infringement and validity opinions, general intellectual property counseling. Specific expertise in electronics; image processing; computer-based control systems; software protection; semiconductor physics; solid state devices; radiation technology; magnetics; optics; electrochemistry; chemical process controls; medical engineering.


  • American Bar Association
  • Ohio State Bar Association
  • Virginia State Bar Association
  • Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association
  • Cleveland & American Intellectual Property Law Associations
  • Cornell Society of Engineers


  • Cornell University (B.S., Engineering Physics, 1969 M.S., Engineering Physics, 1970)
  • George Washington University (J.D., with honors, 1975)
  • Examiner, U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (1970-1975)