Tom Obermark is an officer of the firm and a registered patent attorney practicing in the mechanical, electromechanical, and biomedical technologies. Tom is a specialist in clearance (freedom to operate) and infringement opinions. His practice focuses include clearance and infringement investigations in a variety of mechanical technologies, strategic intellectual property counseling and patent procurement. Tom received his B.S. in Mechanical Engineering in 1999 from the University of Missouri - Columbia. He was a summer associate with Hovey, Williams, Timmons and Collins in Kansas City, Missouri (2000) and with Senniger, Powers, Leavitt and Roedel in St. Louis, Missouri (2001), where he worked on a variety of intellectual property matters. Tom received his J.D. from Washington University in St. Louis in 2002 and has been with the firm since March 2003.
Areas of Practice:
• Hovey, Williams, Timmons and Collins, Kansas City, Missouri, Summer Associate, 2000
• Senniger, Powers, Leavitt and Roedel, St. Louis, Missouri, Summer Associate, 2001