Thomas is an accomplished patent prosecutor with a strong background in wireless communications and cellular radio.
Before joining Downey Brand, Tom worked for several years in digital signal processing, particularly as applied to wireless technologies. Additionally, over the course of his career, Tom has worked in the communications industry on a wide variety of communication-related projects, including studying high speed indoor radio transmission (before WiFi came to be) at Worcester Polytechnic Institute, where he earned his Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering. He has contributed to more than 15 IEEE conference publications and 20 issued patents. His career also includes patent licensing and serving as in-house counsel.