Practice Areas


  • Texas, 2022
  • U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, 2018
  • Missouri, 2016


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Peter Thompson


Peter Thompson has extensive experience in patent preparation and prosecution across a wide range of technologies, including augmented and virtual reality, avionics, clean energy, complex software and IT, cryptocurrencies, e-commerce, electronics, machine learning, networking and signal processing, optics, semiconductors, and streaming services.  In addition to his patent experience, Peter has several years of programming experience, and has worked as a legal consultant for IBM, where he analyzed software for compliance with open-source copyright licenses.  With a proven track record of providing expert legal counsel, Peter is the perfect choice for clients seeking to develop broad patent portfolios and protect their valuable intellectual property.

Experience Highlights

Associate, Cantor Colburn LLP, 2023-present

Patent Attorney, Patterson Sheridan, 2019-2023

Programmer, Independent Contractor, 2014-2019

Legal Consultant – Software Licensing, IBM, 2012-2014

Patent Examiner, U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, 2010-2011

Programmer, Flying Bare, 2009-2010


Professional Affiliations

Intellectual Property Owners Association (IPO)