Thomas C. Wettach Retired

  • Retired


Pittsburgh, PA






Tom counsels manufacturing and advanced technology companies on technology protection and solutions for related legal issues. A significant portion of his practice is devoted to patent and trademark litigation and to licensing all forms of intellectual property, including protecting trade secrets and confidential technology.

Tom joined Cohen & Grace, LLC in 2011 after nine years at Cohen & Grigsby. His practice is focused on intellectual property protection, antitrust law, and patent, trademark, copyright and trade secret matters.

Areas Of Practice

  • Intellectual Property

Bar Admissions

  • Pennsylvania, 1966
  • U.S. Court of Appeals Federal Circuit, 1982
  • U.S. Federal Courts, 1966
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 1970
  • U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, 1966
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Pennsylvania, 1966
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 2nd Circuit, 1970
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 3rd Circuit, 1970
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 4th Circuit, 1970
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Texas, 1970
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of California, 1970


  • University of North Carolina School of Law, Chapel Hill, North Carolina
    • J.D. - 1966
    • Honors: With Honors
    • Honors: Order of the Coif
  • Washington & Jefferson College, Washington, Pennsylvania
    • B.S. - 1963
    • Major: Physics

Honors And Awards

  • Listed in The Best Lawyers in America
  • Listed in Chambers USA America’s Leading Business Lawyers for intellectual property

Professional Associations And Memberships

  • Allegheny County Bar Association, Member
  • Pennsylvania Bar Association, Member
  • American Bar Association, Member
  • Pittsburgh Intellectual Property Law Association, Member

Pro Bono Activities

  • Thornburg Borough Council, 1978 to 1993
  • Thornburg Borough Council (President), 1988 to 1993
  • Health System Agency of Southwestern Pennsylvania, 1974 to 1985

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