Tom Pruitt

Tom Pruitt

Senior IP Counsel, Tom F. Pruitt, PLLC

Tom Pruitt currently provides international IP transactional services for selected clients via joint arrangement with a London based international law firm and Tom F Pruitt PLLC. Tom has supported numerous major (e.g. high dollar value) licenses, joint venture formations, divestitures/acquisitions, and joint development agreements with tech licensing/transfer aspects. Diverse experiences includes supporting IP transactions with entities in the People’s Republic of China (including Hong Kong pre- and post- SAR), South Korea, Japan, Malaysia, Thailand, Singapore, Russia, Germany, Netherlands, England, Belgium, France, Italy, Spain, India, Bahrain, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Colombia, Venezuela, Brazil, Argentina, Canada, Mexico, South Africa, Australia and other countries. Tom has supported entities ranging from large corporations to venture capital/private equity funded entities. He is licensed to practice before the USPTO (since 1981) and in Texas (active) and as well in Colorado and Oklahoma (inactive). Tom retired 2012 from Exxon Mobil Corporation’s law department having worked major transactions in over 25 countries. Prior to joining Exxon Mobil in 1994, Tom was licensing focused attorney at ARCO (merged with BP) and a Senior Chemical Engineer at DuPont Chemical, shareholder in Godwin et al firm Dallas. Tom earned BChE (Ga Tech), MEng, Economics minor (NC State) and JD (Baylor). Since 1990, Tom has been a panel member, American Arbitration Association.

Best Practices in IP Licensing – Day 2

America's Cup A/B

During this two-day interactive program, you’ll hear firsthand tales from the trenches as industry experts shed light on best practices for structuring and negotiating transactions. Learn from their experiences and leave armed with the key components you need to successfully close transactions. The high teacher student ratio optimizes one-on-one interactions with the content leaders and […]

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Best Practices in IP Licensing – Day 1

America's Cup A/B

During this two-day interactive program, you’ll hear firsthand tales from the trenches as industry experts shed light on best practices for structuring and negotiating transactions. Learn from their experiences and leave armed with the key components you need to successfully close transactions. The high teacher student ratio optimizes one-on-one interactions with the content leaders and […]

Education
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