Thomas Frame

Thomas Frame
Everything is hard, before it is easy.
- Wolfgang von Goethe


Thomas Frame has broad experience in patent prosecution, patent litigation, patent licensing, and patent enforcement actions. He also has extensive IP transactional experience, as he has frequently coordinated corporate transactions involving technology transfers, software licenses, and intellectual property rights generally.

With broad expertise in a number of areas, Thomas provides strategic counsel to clients developing innovative computer software, semiconductor devices, optical systems, data networks wireless infrastructure, business methods, transmission systems, medical devices, graphics processors, military and commercial aircraft, automated industrial equipment, and many other technologies.

On behalf of several clients, Thomas has helped develop and monitor comprehensive intellectual property protection programs. These programs have allowed organizations of all sizes to identify, protect, exploit, and enforce their intellectual property rights.

After fulfilling undergraduate requirements at Penn State, Thomas continued his education at the university in researching and evaluating telecommunications architectures, designing antenna structures, and studying microwave electronics.

Thomas also gained valuable experience working at the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) before and during law school.

Over the past decade, Thomas has also volunteered his time in numerous Pro Bono cases.


JD, Georgetown University
MS, Penn State, Electrical Engineering
BS, Penn State, Electrical Engineering
BA, Prayner Conservatory of Music Vienna, Austria


State Bar of Texas
U.S. Patent and Trademark Office



Favorite Quotes

And when you want something bad enough, all the universe conspires in helping you to achieve it. - Paulo Coelho.

A ship in port is safe but that is not what ships are for. - Grace Murray Hopper.

Fatigue dominates the lives of those who are living without direction and dreams. - Robin Sharma.

He that conquereth his own soul is greater than he who taketh a city. - Dwight D. Eisenhower.

The pain that's created by avoiding hard work is actually much worse than any pain created from the actual work itself. - Russell Simmons.

What is to give light, must endure burning. - Viktor Frankl.