Interblock names Tom Rafferty General Counsel
Luxury gaming manufacturer Interblock® has named Tom Rafferty the company’s new General Counsel. Rafferty is based in Interblock’s North American headquarters in Las Vegas.
Interblock CEO John Connelly said, “Interblock is moving swiftly and aggressively to expand and protect our portfolio of original game content and other intellectual property, while continuing to build one of the best teams in the gaming industry. We are very pleased to welcome Tom to the Interblock senior leadership team, a move that sends a clear signal that Interblock is moving to the next level as an organization.”
Rafferty brings a wealth of gaming law and intellectual property experience to Interblock. Throughout his career, Rafferty has keenly focused on the areas of intellectual property counseling and strategic initiatives to support enterprise growth.
Most recently, he served as Vice President of Intellectual Property at Scientific Games. As Deputy General Counsel, Corporate Assets, Rafferty managed the team responsible for providing legal counsel in the areas of intellectual property, litigation, immigration, human resources and Scientific Games’ interactive business. Previously he served as Vice President and Chief IP Counsel at Vantiv, a leading provider of payment processing strategies and advanced technology solutions for businesses and financial institutions. Rafferty is a registered patent attorney with the United States Patent and Trademark Office. Rafferty also has experience as a software developer and was a founder of two technology companies.