thomas-visone - patent associate

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Thomas Visone is a registered patent attorney with the firm. Prior to joining the firm, he spent over nine years as a patent examiner at the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) where he examined hundreds of patent applications in various areas of technology, including biochemistry, chemistry, biotechnology, biomaterials, tissue engineering, fermentation, cellular compositions and culture methods, stem cell methods, tissue regenerative compositions and methods, cell-based therapies and therapeutics, biofuels, enzymes, nutraceuticals, probiotics, and microbiology. Thomas also spent time at the Office of the Solicitor and the Office of Petitions, and was an acting supervisory patent examiner.

In addition to his experience at the USPTO, Thomas has practiced civil litigation in Maryland and Florida where he provided his clients with aggressive, diligent, and cost-effective representation.

Prior to attending law school, Thomas gained practical research experience in the areas of cellular biology, process development, and molecular biophysics.

Thomas lives in Babcock Ranch, Florida, America’s first solar powered town, and enjoys spending time with his family.


Visone, T., Charron, M., and Wright, W.W. (2009) Activation and Repression Domains within the Promoter of the Cathepsin L Gene Orchestrate Sertoli Cell-Specific and Stage-Specific Gene Transcription. Biology of Reproduction, 81(3):571-579 (cover article)

Aittaleb, M., Visone, T., Fenley, M. O., and Li, H. (2004) Structural and Thermodynamic Evidence for a Stabilizing Role of Nop5p in S-adenosyl-L-methionine Binding to Fibrillarin. Journal of Biological Chemistry, 279(40):41822-41829        

  • University of Dayton School of Law, J.D., Program in Law and Technology

  • Johns Hopkins University, Sc.M., Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

  • Florida State University, B.S., Biochemistry, with Honors 

Bar Admissions
  • Maryland, 2010

  • Florida, 2020

  • United States Patent and Trademark Office, 2021

Court Admissions
  • United States District Court for the Middle District of Florida
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