Sunstein LLP is pleased to announce that prominent Boston patent attorneys Shane Hunter and T.J. Clark have joined the firm as partners. The attorneys previously were founders of the intellectual property law firm, Hunter Clark PLLC.
“We are thrilled to welcome T.J. and Shane to Sunstein,” said managing partner Kerry L. Timbers. “We look forward to their contributions to the patent group, and are excited to further enhance the value that we offer all of our IP clients.”
Kathryn E. Noll, Chair of the Patent Group and member of the Management Committee added, “Shane and T.J. bring impressive backgrounds as engineers and skills as attorneys that greatly complement our firm’s focus on helping technology clients leverage their diverse IP portfolios. They are a great addition to our team.”
Shane concentrates his practice on helping billion-dollar companies, start-ups and individuals develop and protect their intellectual property, including enforcement and defense of intellectual property claims. He has experience in all phases of patent prosecution, particularly involving electrical and mechanical devices.
Before practicing law, Shane worked as an engineer, designing military and commercial radar antennas at Hughes Aircraft Company’s Antenna Systems Laboratory. He received his J.D. from the University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA) School of Law and his M.S. from UCLA. He received his B.S. (cum laude) from Kettering University.
T.J. focuses his practice on patent prosecution and related intellectual property portfolio counseling in the areas of semiconductor processing, electrical circuits and electro-mechanical systems, software, web-based business methods, and biomedical devices.
Prior to his legal career, T.J. worked in various engineering and technical marketing positions at several Massachusetts-based semiconductor capital equipment companies. He also served as a surface warfare officer in the U.S. Navy, where he gained extensive experience in the practical application of mechanical, steam and electrical engineering. T.J. received his J.D. (cum laude) from Suffolk University Law School and his B.S. from the United States Naval Academy.