We are pleased to announce that our firm name has changed from Wall & Tong, LLC to Tong, Rea, Bentley & Kim, LLC. Our EIN and contact information will remain the same.
August 05, 2019
Tong, Rea, Bentley & Kim, LLC is pleased to announce that Thomas A. Restaino has joined the firm as Of Counsel.
Tom arrives with over 33 years of practice experience, including the past 15 years as AT& T's Chief IP Counsel. Prior to obtaining his law degree, Tom earned a bachelor's degree in electrical engineering and worked as a Senior Engineer in the defense industry designing communications and navigation systems for military aircraft.
In his law career, Tom has worked in patent prosecution, patent assertion and litigation, patent defensive matters, and patent and technology transactions (including transactions in licensing, technology transfer and M&A).
During his tenure as Chief IP Counsel for AT&T, Tom managed a team of 14 lawyers and was responsible for all advice and counsel on IP legal matters to all the business units of AT&T, as well as AT&T Laboratories and AT&T's Global Supply Chain. His responsibilities included providing advice and counsel on IP provisions in business services sales and supply chain contracts; assessment of intra-supplier IP disputes; IP provisions in M&A agreements, pre-litigation defense of AT&T operating units against allegations of IP infringement and misappropriation; patent and trademark prosecution, assertion, enforcement, licensing and sales; as well as brand and technology licensing.
April 21, 2016
Tong, Rea, Bentley & Kim, LLC is pleased to announce that Samuel H. Dworetsky has joined the firm as Of Counsel.
Mr. Dworetsky arrives with over 35 years of legal experience, including his work as a patent attorney, patent litigation attorney and managing patent attorney in the IP-Law group at AT&T. Prior to obtaining his law degree, Sam worked as a Ph. D. research physicist at Bell Laboratories. For the past 10 years, Sam has worked in private practice at his own firm.
During the course of his career, Sam has worked in patent prosecution, patent litigation, patent transactions, defensive patent opinion matters and supervision of patent prosecution attorneys. His work has involved a very broad range of technical areas. Sam is also an Adjunct Professor of Patent Law at the Seton Hall University School of Law – a post he has held since 2000.