Volpe Koenig Promotes Thomas P. Gushue to Shareholder


Volpe Koenig is pleased to announce that Thomas P. Gushue was elected a shareholder of the firm effective January 1, 2021.

Tom, who joined the firm in 2009 as a law clerk, focuses his practice on U.S. and international patent prosecution and due diligence. He works closely with both domestic and foreign clients, focusing on each client’s individual needs during preparation and prosecution of patent applications.

Tom has a broad technological background in mechanical and electromechanical systems, consumer products, and medical devices. He works with clients of all sizes throughout the entire patent process.

Firm President John C. Donch Jr. said, “Tom has been a valued contributor to the Volpe Koenig team for many years. As a member of the firm’s Mechanical Technologies Group, Tom has become an invaluable resource to clients looking to grow, protect and enforce their intellectual property portfolios. His passion for intellectual property law has led to mentoring roles for associates at the firm, as well as for law students at his law school and undergraduate alma maters. We are pleased he chose a career at Volpe Koenig.”

“I am very grateful for all of the opportunities that Volpe Koenig has afforded me throughout my career,” commented Tom. “I am excited for this next chapter, and I am looking forward to collaborating with the firm’s shareholders to continue the firm’s mission of strategically partnering with clients and providing them with thoughtful guidance and solutions.”

Tom earned his law degree at Villanova University Charles Widger School of Law, and his undergraduate degree in mechanical engineering with a minor in bioengineering from the Pennsylvania State University. Since 2017, Tom has served on The Legal Intelligencer’s Young Lawyer Editorial Board. Tom is also on the 2020-2021 Board of Governors for the Philadelphia Intellectual Property Law Association (PIPLA).

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