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Indiana Super Lawyers, Rising Stars 2021 Includes Seven Woodard Attorneys

Woodard, Emhardt, Henry, Reeves & Wagner, LLP congratulates our attorneys who have been selected for inclusion in the 2021 Indiana Super Lawyers® and Rising Stars […]

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Seven Firm Partners Included in The Best Lawyers in America© 2021

Woodard, Emhardt, Henry, Reeves & Wagner LLP is pleased to announce that seven partners have been included in the 2021 Edition of The Best Lawyers […]

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Tom Henry Celebrates 45 Years with Firm

Happy 45th Anniversary, Tom Henry! Tom has contributed to the firm’s success over the years and in particular during his many years as the firm’s […]

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Thomas Q. Henry Honored with Leadership in Law Award from Indiana Lawyer

The law firm of Woodard, Emhardt, Henry, Reeves & Wagner, LLP is proud to announce that Thomas Q. Henry was chosen as a Distinguished Barrister […]

Apr 29, 2020  •  Continue reading >

Woodard, Emhardt, Henry, Reeves & Wagner, LLP Attorneys Named to the 2020 Indiana Super Lawyers® & Rising Stars Lists

The Firm is pleased to announce the names of our attorneys who have been selected for inclusion in the 2020 Indiana Super Lawyers® and Rising […]

Feb 18, 2020  •  Continue reading >

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Thomas Q. Henry


A veteran intellectual property lawyer, Tom concentrates his practice on the strategic development and management of IP portfolios with special emphasis on providing business-focused legal advice. Tom assists clients in evaluating IP coverage, protecting core IP assets, handling Hatch-Waxman cases, domestic and international patent prosecution, and preparing infringement, non-infringement, freedom to operate, and validity opinions. Tom`s clients include major pharmaceutical, health science and medical device companies, educational institutions, and retail businesses, as well as small start-up companies. His diverse clientele has included: Biomet, Inc., IU Health, Eli Lilly and Company, Great Lakes Chemical Company, Indiana University, Purdue University, Resort Condominiums International, Inc., Roche Diagnostics, Inc., and Steak & Shake, Inc. He has also acquired extensive trademark experience while managing trademark portfolios comprising thousands of marks worldwide.

Tom is active in the legal field and in the community. He has been President of the Indianapolis Bar Association, and has served on the boards of the Indiana State Bar Association and the Indiana State and Indianapolis Bar Foundations. Tom is a past President of the Board of Alumni of the Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law, and is a recipient of its Distinguished Alumni Award. Tom has also chaired the boards of the Make-A-Wish Foundation of Indiana, Inc. and the American Pianists Association and has served on the boards of numerous other charitable and not-for-profit organizations.


  • Purdue University
    B.S. Chemical Engineering, cum laude, 1972
  • Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law
    J.D., magna cum laude, 1975

Bar Admissions

  • Missouri (pro hac vice)
  • Colorado (pro hac vice)
  • Indiana, 1975
  • U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, 1976

Honors & Awards

  • Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review Rated AV Preeminent
  • The Best Lawyers in America in the fields of Copyright Law, Litigation – Intellectual Property, Litigation – Patent, Patent Law, and Trademark Law, 1995-2021
  • Best Lawyers` 2017 Indianapolis, Copyright Law Lawyer of the Year
  • Best Lawyers` 2015 Indianapolis, Patent Law Lawyer of the Year
  • Best Lawyers` 2014 Indianapolis, Trademark Law Lawyer of the Year
  • Best Lawyers` 2012 Indianapolis, Patent Law Lawyer of the Year
  • Indiana Super Lawyers, 2004-2021
  • Distinguished Barrister Award, The Indiana Lawyer, 2020
  • Distinguished Alumni Award, Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law, 2002
  • Professional Affiliations

  • Indiana State Bar Association
  • Indiana State Bar Foundation
  • Indianapolis Bar Association
  • Indianapolis Bar Foundation
  • Publications

    Tom is the author of the book “Overview of Patents, Trademarks, Copyrights and Trade Secrets in the Business Setting, A Reference Guide for the Indiana Employer,” published by the Indiana Chamber of Commerce.

    Tom has written numerous publications for a column in The Indiana Lawyer entitled “Intellectual Property Law," including: “A Primer on Copyrights, Parts I and II,” “Administering Trade Secrets in a Business,” “Intellectual Property Rights and the Internet,” “Strategic IP Processes,” ”Key Patent Deadlines,” and “The Cost of Intellectual Property Protection.”

    Speaking Engagements

  • Adjunct Professor of Intellectual Property Law and of Patent Law, Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law, 22 years
  • Chair, Midwestern Biotech Intellectual Property Law Symposium
  • “Developments in Intellectual Property Law,” Annual Year in Review program of the Indiana Continuing Legal Education Forum
  • Testified in District Court for the ND of Indiana as an Expert Witness in Patent Law
  • Community Involvement

  • Indianapolis Zoological Society, Board of Directors
  • United Way of Central Indiana, Resource Committee
  • Make-A-Wish Foundation of Indiana, Inc., Chair, Board of Directors
  • American Pianists Association, Chair, Board of Directors
  • Indy Jazz Festival, Chair
  • Indianapolis Air Show, Development Chair
  • Zoobilation, Event Chair