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Thomas K. Ziegler

Of Counsel

Thomas K. Ziegler is Of Counsel to the firm of Yee & Associates, P.C. He graduated from the University of Missouri with a bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering. Prior to entering law school, he was an engineer at a National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) facility involved in research and production of components for the Nation's nuclear weapons programs. Mr. Ziegler earned his law degree from the University of Missouri and has over 30 years of experience practicing all phases of intellectual property law. Prior to becoming Of Counsel to Yee & Associates, P.C., Mr. Ziegler held positions as in-house corporate counsel, and as a partner in a national law firm. His experience includes patent litigation, patent prosecution, patent licensing and IP transactional work, infringement and validity opinions, patent ownership disputes, trademark prosecution and litigation, trade secret and employee non-compete agreements and litigation, and copyright registration and litigation.

Mr. Ziegler currently focuses his practice on the preparation and prosecution of patent applications for clients in a wide range of technology areas, including computer hardware and software, electronics, complex mechanical assemblies, aerospace, composite materials and communications technologies.

Mr. Ziegler is a registered patent attorney and is licensed to practice in the State of Michigan. He is a member of the Michigan Bar and the American Intellectual Property Association.