Thomas E. Spath

PHONE: 212.885.9250


Tom Spath joined Abelman Frayne & Schwab in 1995 as Of Counsel to continue the patent and trademark practice specialties he developed over the prior 25 years as a partner in two other intellectual property specialty firms in NYC.

Tom’s current practice is focused on patent preparation and prosecution in the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, and in international practice in numerous jurisdictions including the EPO, China, and Japan.


  • University of Maryland Law Review, staff member; author: “Recent Developments – Securities Regulation: Non-Seller    Given Injunctive Relief Under Rule 10b-5”, 28 Maryland Law Rev. 178.
  • “Patent Law-Function of the Apparatus Test: In re Tarczy Harnoch”, 29 Maryland Law Rev. 227.