Thomas F. Zych
Thomas F. Zych chairs tThompson Hine's Emerging Technologies Practice and heads the Privacy &Cybersecurity team. Zych has over 30 years of experience in a wide range of data protection, intellectual property, consumer protection, social media, competition and antitrust matters. Zych represents a full range of business enterprises in their privacy and data security operations. His technology practice focuses on providing strategic counseling to both mature and early stage technology ventures, including click and mortar enterprises, biotechnology and bioinformatics ventures, and established businesses adopting electronic and technologically advanced means of competition. He also has considerable experience in trade secret litigation and counseling; patent, trademark and copyright litigation; intellectual property transactions including joint ventures, development agreements and licensing transactions; corporate internal investigations; merger and acquisition counseling; antitrust criminal investigations; antitrust civil litigation; and social media marketing and advertising, promotional content, consumer testimonials, compliance with FTC standards, promotion of experimental therapies in light of advertising and privacy laws, social media service agreements and moderating employee activity on social media sites.