Timothy A. Worrall Bolsters BakerHostetler's Intellectual Property Practice Group

Press Releases / January 22, 2021

DENVER – Jan. 22, 2021 – BakerHostetler announced today that Timothy A. Worrall has joined the firm as a partner in both its Denver and San Francisco offices. Worrall joins the firm’s Intellectual Property Practice Group.

“Tim’s experience speaks for itself, and he is a valuable addition to our team,” said BakerHostetler partner and chair of the firm’s Intellectual Property Group, Mark Tidman. “He is deeply committed to his practice and to ensuring his clients’ intellectual property is safeguarded, and we are all delighted to have him on board.”

Worrall is a national and international patent prosecutor who focuses his practice on developing patent portfolios to both protect and extend the value of clients’ existing innovations and intellectual property. He has experience across a variety of industries, with an emphasis on the energy, pharmaceutical and medical device sectors. Worrall’s background consists of helping innovators protect and maximize the life cycle of products, assays and devices. In addition to creating patent portfolios, he also develops risk assessment strategies for biosimilar platforms, including analysis of inter partes reexams and prelitigation strategies. Worrall also works with licensing and transactional attorneys to leverage intellectual property assets, specifically on out-license and in-license agreements, private equity and venture capital transactions, and mergers and acquisitions.

“BakerHostetler’s Intellectual Property Practice Group has a vast national reach and I’m thrilled to be joining the team,” said Worrall. “The firm has an extraordinarily strong reputation for serving its clients at an elite level, and I look forward to joining the dedicated attorneys across the firm.”

Worrall has previous experience working as a patent examiner at the United States Patent and Trademark Office. He earned his Ph.D. in biophysics and biophysical chemistry from the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, his J.D. and Certificate in Intellectual Property from the University of California, Berkeley, and his B.S. from the University of the South.

BakerHostetler’s Intellectual Property practice has expanded to more than 130 lawyers, with offices across the country. The lawyers and agents who make up the group have worked as engineers and in-house patent, trademark and copyright counsel for companies and agencies. From aerospace technology, antiviral drugs, software and web content to consumer goods, cartoon character rights and financial services, BakerHostetler helps clients secure and deploy their IP assets for maximum competitive advantage.


About BakerHostetler

Recognized as one of the top firms for client service, BakerHostetler is a leading law firm that helps clients around the world address their most complex and critical business and regulatory issues. With six core practice groups – Business, Digital Assets and Data Management, Intellectual Property, Labor and Employment, Litigation, and Tax – the firm has nearly 1,000 lawyers located coast to coast. For more information, visit bakerlaw.com.


Ivette Delgado, 202.861.1766 (idelgado@bakerlaw.com), or Gabi Valentine, 202.861.1582 (gvalentine@bakerlaw.com)