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Tom Watson is an intellectual property associate in the San Diego office with experience representing clients in both litigation and transactions relating to the enforcement and protection of intellectual property rights.
Mr. Watson represents name-brand companies across industries in IP litigation involving patents, trade secrets, trademarks, and breach of contract claims. He has successfully represented clients in both trial and motion practice, with experience in initial investigations of intellectual property enforcement all the way through trial and appeal.
Mr. Watson has worked with clients in a diverse range of technology areas and industries, including;
- Biotechnology and diagnostics
- Medical devices
- Battery manufacturing
- Internet and digital media
Mr. Watson regularly provides transactional advice to biotech, pharmaceutical, and medical device companies to help them utilize their intellectual property. He also represents various buyers, sellers, investment banks, and other financial institutions in performing business, scientific, and intellectual property due diligence for private and public financings and mergers and acquisitions of life science companies.
Mr. Watson is active in the firm’s pro bono program representing asylum applicants and military veterans.