Safford, A. Thomas S.

1667 K Street, NWWashington, DC 20006

Updated: 10/23/2013


A. Thomas S. Safford is of counsel in the Washington, D.C. office of Frommer Lawrence & Haug LLP.

Mr. Safford's practice primarily comprises both U.S. and foreign patent and trademark prosecution, licensing, and client counseling including validity and infringement studies, trade secret protection and promotion, and unfair competition. The technical focus of his patent and trademark practice are in the chemical and mechanical arts, including petroleum, steel, construction and personal...


Office Info

Current Employment Position(s)

  • Of Counsel

Practice Areas

  • Patent and Trademark Prosecution
  • Licensing
  • Client Counseling
  • Validity and Infringement
  • Trade Secret Protection
  • Promotion
  • Unfair Competition


Bar Admissions

  • New York, 1962
  • U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 2nd Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 6th Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals Federal Circuit
  • U.S. Supreme Court
  • Netherlands

Other Affiliations

  • American Bar Association (Member)
  • American Intellectual Property Law Association (Past member)
  • American Society for Metals International Trademark Association (Past member)
  • New York Intellectual Property Law Association (Member)
  • International Trademark Association (Member)


  • Columbia Law School, New York, New York, 1962
  • Harvard University, 1959
    Major: Biochemistry
  • Malverne Boys College, England, 1955
  • The Choate School, 1954

Fraternities and Sororities

  • Phi Delta Phi

Office Information


1667 K Street, NWWashington, DC 20006


  • (202) 292-1531


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