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Tom Heed

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Practice Areas:

  • Copyright Litigation
  • Trademark Litigation
  • Patent Application
  • Business Law


Tom Heed is both a skilled attorney and experienced business executive.  He has a unique understanding of what it takes to help businesses, entrepreneurs, and start-ups to succeed.

Mr. Heed has a B.S.E.E. from Boston University and a J.D. and Summa Cum Laude from the John Marshall Law School.   He has been licensed as an attorney in Illinois since 1998 and in Michigan since 2004.  He is registered with the United States Patent and Trademark Office as a Patent Attorney.

Mr. Heed was an executive for Harman International, a Fortune 500 company for over a decade.  During that time, he lead their automotive global intellectual property (patents), engineering, technical planning and programs, and quality departments as a Vice President.

Mr. Heed started and owns multiple start-ups. 

Current Employment Position

  • Attorney

Past Positions

  • Harman International, Executive


  • The John Marshall Law School, Atlanta, Georgia
    • J.D.
    • Honors: summa cum laude
  • Boston University
    • B.S.E.E.

Bar Admissions

  • Illinois, 1998
  • Michigan, 2004

Professional Associations

  • United States Patent and Trademark Office, Patent Attorney