Tom McThenia, Jr. is a shareholder at GrayRobinson, P.A. and a leader in the firm’s Intellectual Property and Technology Practice Group.
Tom received his J.D. from the University of Virginia, School of Law, and a B.S. in mechanical engineering and material sciences from Duke University. Tom is admitted to practice law in Florida, North Carolina, and Virginia, as well as at the United State Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).
He is a registered patent attorney who handles matters in all areas of intellectual property, including copyright, patent, trademark and trade secret matters. As a Certified Licensing Professional, Tom practices extensively in licensing and complex commercial transactions including structuring development, licensing, and financing of various IP, technologies, and media assets including publishing. Throughout his career, Tom has worked with Internet, social media and networking, and start-up and emerging technology companies and matters here in Florida, in Virginia and in the NC Research Triangle area.
Tom has divided his career between private law practice and in-house counsel for two multi-national corporations. From these venues, he has enjoyed working with a wide array of clients including multi-national corporations, non-profit organizations, universities, start-up and emerging growth companies, technology and Internet companies, and individual entrepreneurs. Tom also teaches as an adjunct professor of law at the University of Florida Levin College of Law.