Thomas Hemnes is a prominent Boston intellectual property attorney and an internationally recognised expert on intellectual property. He has been recognised as a Distinguished Specialist Practitioner by the Solicitors Regulation Authority of the United Kingdom and is featured in the IAM-Licensing 250 – The World’s Leading Patent and Technology Licensing Lawyers. He is also rated AV Preeminent by Martindale-Hubbell 2015. Prior to joining GTC, Thomas was partner at Foley Hoag where he founded and chaired the firm’s highly-regarded intellectual department. A frequent lecturer and author on intellectual property law, Thomas taught intellectual property for many years as an Adjunct Professor at Northeastern University School of Law and Boston College Law School. He holds a B.A. in Philosophy from Harvard College and a J.D. from Harvard Law School, where he was Articles Editor of the Harvard Law Review, and is admitted to practice in Massachusetts, England and Wales.