Thomas J. Speiss, III

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Thomas J. Speiss, III is a shareholder in Stradling's intellectual property practice.

Mr. Speiss is lead outside intellectual property counsel for several companies, principally handling global intellectual property portfolios. He specializes in branding strategy, IP portfolio management, trademark prosecution, due diligence matters, and in the resolution of related disputes. He uses the skills that he developed as a news reporter, during his M.B.A. work at USC, and as a lawyer to provide advice and guidance to his clients.

Featured Experience


  • University of Southern California, M.B.A., 2005
  • Villanova University, J.D., 1997
  • James Madison University, B.S., 1993

Memberships & Associations

  • Executive Committee, State Bar of California, Intellectual Property section (past member)
  • New Matter, California State Bar Intellectual Property Journal (past editorial board member)
  • The Trademark Reporter (past editorial board member)
  • Los Angeles Lawyer magazine (past editorial board member)

Bar Admissions

  • California

Court Admissions

  • United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
  • United States District Court – Central District of California
  • United States District Court – Northern District of California
  • United States District Court – Eastern District of California