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Tom Gallegos | Elance
 
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Tom Gallegos

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Overview

Tom is a results-focused and forward-thinking INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY (IP) COUNSEL HANDLING BIOTECHNOLOGY, CHEMISTRY, MECHANICAL, AND SOFTWARE with comprehensive experience in directing diverse portfolios and developing effective strategies to maintain successful operations. Provides business-oriented counsel and guidance, recognizing opportunities and executing plans to grow company assets and profitability. A leader who problem-solves challenging issues, assesses risks, and establishes logical frameworks to continue organizational...

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Intellectual Property
Team Management
SMALL AND START-UP COMPANIES
PATENT DRAFTING & PROSECUTION
PATENT LITIGATION MANAGEMENT
TECHNOLOGY LICENSING
MECHANICAL & MECHANICAL ENGINEERING PATENTS
PATENT STRATEGY AND PORTFOLIO MANAGEMENT
PATENTS TRADEMARKS SERVICE MARKS COPYRIGHTS

Service Description

Services include all intellectual property related services including counsel in patenting, trademarks, copyrights, licensing, and agreement work.
I have drafted and negotiated domestic and international technology licenses, joint development agreements between large and small companies, patent landscape analysis, and freedom to operate opinions and guided companies through mergers and asset acquisitions.

Services are focused on your business and how to help you succeed.

I have set up and operated intellectual property departments for start up companies guided them through negotiations with large companies, and developed formidable patent portfolios for them.

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Employment

Heliae Development, LLC
Intellectual Property Counsel
2011 - 2014
At Heliae my predominate focus was on development and implementation of an intellectual property strategy and portfolio development tailored to a startup company; drafting and negotiating...
CARIS MPI, INC
Patent Counsel
2009 - 2009
Patent Counsel 2009 Managed all aspects of large intellectual property estate in oncology; Worked closely with Research & Development to identify new inventions and with company executives to...
Private Practice
Intellectual Property Attorney
2007 - 2009
Patent drafting and prosecution, and business consulting; technology licensing.
LARGE SCALE BIOLOGY CORPORATION
Sr. Director, Intellectual Property
1998 - 2007
Established the company's intellectual property department; Managed all aspects of intellectual property estates in several therapeutic fields including oncology, inflammatory and infectious...
OncorMed/Oncor
Director, Intellectual Property
1995 - 1998
Established the company's intellectual property department; Managed all aspects of intellectual property estates in several therapeutic fields including oncology, inflammatory and infectious...
GENENTECH, INC
Patent Counsel
1993 - 1994
Prosecuted patent applications, provided legal advice to executives, research directors, and researchers in areas of human growth hormone, cytokines, heart disease, as well as inflammatory bowel...
DUPONT DE NEMOURS AND COMPANY
Patent Counsel
1990 - 1993
Representation of the Agricultural Products business and the Biotechnology Research group in patent matters, and representation of the Research & Development Department in matters of out-licensing,...
Venable LLP
Associate Patent Attorney
1987 - 1990
Prepared and prosecuted patent applications for start-up biotechnology companies. Prepared legal opinions for patentability, validity, infringement, and freedom to operate. Represented client...
UNITED STATES PATENT AND TRADEMARK OFFICE
Patent Examiner
1984 - 1986
Evaluated patent applications and issued patents

Education

Indiana State University
M.S; B.S
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The George Washington University
J.D.
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trademark
copyright
licensing
co-development
merger
acquisition
patent-portfolio-development
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