Timothy S. Schwarz

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Patent Attorney

Washington, D.C.
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Overview

As a patent attorney, Timothy Schwarz drafts and files patent applications, responds to official U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) communications, advises clients on IP issues and provides analysis and strategy on patent prosecution.

Having served as a mechanical engineer for General Motors and a patent examiner for the USPTO, he understands the patent process from all sides and the issues that may arise, as well as all the steps needed to complete the process.

Select Experience

  • Prepared and prosecuted patent applications in diverse technical fields ranging from medical devices to industrial machinery.
  • Advised corporate clients on IP issues, including strategic counseling and due diligence.
  • Assisted with post-grant proceedings at the USPTO that successfully defended client’s patents from validity challenges.
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Experience

  • Prepared and prosecuted patent applications in diverse technical fields ranging from medical devices to industrial machinery.
  • Advised corporate clients on IP issues, including strategic counseling and due diligence.
  • Assisted with post-grant proceedings at the USPTO that successfully defended client’s patents from validity challenges.

Recognitions and Memberships

Memberships

  • Intellectual Property Owners Association, Emerging Technologies and Trade Committee
  • Pauline Newman IP American Inn of Court

Prior Positions

  • United States Patent and Trademark Office: Patent Examiner (2012 to 2015)
  • General Motors, Electrochemical Energy Research Lab: Engineer (2006 to 2010)

Admissions

  • U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, Registration No. 73,315
  • District of Columbia
  • Virginia

Education

  • J.D., American University Washington College of Law, 2014; American University International Law Review
  • B.S., Union College, 2008