Qualifications

  • Admitted to the Bar of Ontario in 2008
  • Registered Canadian Patent and Trademark Agent
  • Registered U.S. Patent Agent
  • LL.B., Osgoode Hall Law School, 2007
  • B.Sc. (Mathematics and Physics), University of Toronto, 1980
  • M.Sc. (Computer Science), University of Toronto, 1984
  • Master’s thesis in the area of computational complexity theory
  • Governor General’s medal for undergraduate academic achievement
  • Dean’s letter for overall academic achievement in law school
Tom Feather is an associate of the firm. He practises intellectual property and information technology law.

Practice Areas

Tom’s practice focuses on the preparation and prosecution of patent, trade-mark and industrial design applications and the preparation of information technology agreements.

Prior to attending law school, Tom worked primarily in the field of computer-based system development, generally involving large-scale signal processing and remote sensing using parallel processors. He worked as a programmer, systems engineer, project manager and v.p. of engineering. This work involved the development of various systems, including imaging (synthetic aperture) radar systems, satellite ground stations, sonar signal processors, image analysis systems and internet telephony applications. He also worked for several years as a biostatistician and was a member of the Faculty of Medicine at the University of Toronto.

Professional Affiliations

  • Canadian Bar Association (CBA), Member
  • Ontario Bar Association (OBA), Member
  • Intellectual Property Institute of Canada (IPIC), Member
  • Toronto Computer Lawyers’ Group (TCLG), Member
  • Toronto Intellectual Property Group (TIPG), Member