Tom Stine has handled matters in a wide variety of industries, such as: 

  • Air monitoring
  • Apparel accessories
  • Batteries
  • Battery management systems
  • Beverage bottle and can manufacturing
  • Data mining
  • Electric motors and pumps
  • Food products
  • Fuel dispensing and containment monitoring systems
  • Hearing aid components
  • Mapping software
  • Radar signal detection
  • Railcar systems and components
  • Semiconductor design and Manufacturing
  • Silicon microphones and receivers
  • Solenoid actuators
  • Window systems and hardware
  • Wireless communication   
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Stine Law Ltd.

The John Hancock Center

875 N. Michigan Ave.

Suite 3100

Chicago, Illinois 60611






Over his career, Tom has obtained substantial experience in all aspects of intellectual property law, including his primary focus on patent prosecution, patent litigation and patent dispute resolution. Tom has earned a Certification in Negotiation from the DePaul University College of Law’s Center for Dispute Resolution. He has successfully negotiated and resolved disputes that have resulted in outcomes that satisfied various and conflicting interests, thus avoiding costly and risky litigation.

Tom taught patent law at DePaul as an adjunct professor of law. In addition to his Martindale-Hubbell® AV Peer Review Rating™, he has been selected by Leading Lawyer Network as a "Leading Lawyer."

Tom received his J.D. from DePaul University College of Law and received his B.S. in Electrical Engineering from Purdue University. 


  • Center for Information Technology 
    Advisory Board, DePaul University College of Law
  • Intellectual Property Law Association of Chicago
  • Licensing Executives Society
  • American Bar Association
  • Chicago Bar Association


  • State Bar of Illinois
  • U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois (member, Trial Bar)
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Federal Circuit
  • U.S. Supreme Court
  • American Bar Association
  • Chicago Bar Association
  • Fellow Circuit Bar Association - Co-Chair

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