Meet Our Melbourne Attorneys

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We proudly opened our Melbourne office in 2014 to better provide intellectual property, corporate, and other services to clients in the area’s growing technology industry. Meet some of our attorneys on the SpaceCoast!

James O’Brien

Jim has been helping clients develop in the area for a long time. A shareholder at Lowndes, Jim represents clients in the areas of technology products and services, aerospace and aviation, satcom and telecom, consumer electronics and goods, restaurant services, food distribution, entrepreneurial business, healthcare, real estate development and construction as well as in professional businesses and associations. Jim also has significant experience in global and domestic purchasing and supply chain agreements in a variety of industries including consumer goods, technology, satcom/telecom and the aerospace and aviation sectors. Jim is a board member of Candlelighters of Brevard, Inc. and the Space Coast United Soccer Club Inc.

Stephen Thomas

A registered U.S. patent attorney and former engineer and program manager, Steve is a shareholder in the firm’s Intellectual Property Group. He is an experienced litigator, having enforced intellectual property claims against Fortune 100 companies as well as numerous general business and contract related matters in both the federal and state courts. Steve is also a frequent lecturer on IP and business matters for Central Florida business incubators, universities and other organizations. Steve is an active member in his community. He is chair of the Founders Forum Board of Directors. In addition he serves on the Economic Development Commission of Florida’s Space Coast Board of Directors.

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