Thomas Peistrup comes to SecureTheVillage as a lawyer with experience in intellectual property (copyright, trademark, trade secrets), information security, and related fields. His practice includes privacy, data security and breach, and risk management. He also has specialized expertise in anti-piracy and anti-counterfeiting management and litigation, with experience in film, television, music, print, technology, direct response and consumer goods. Thomas has a deep business understanding and international experience, as well as experience with executive teams.
Thomas presently serves as General Counsel at the InStyler® hair tool companies, while maintaining a private law firm practice. He is only actively involved in various professional organizations, and also serves as an editor of the annually updated treatise “California Intellectual Property Laws.”
Thomas graduated Phi Beta Kappa from the University of Virginia and earned his JD at UCLA. He has also studied at the Freie Universität Berlin and the Claremont Graduate University.