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Timothy W. Menasco

Partner

Tim uses his technical expertise to assist clients through the process of preparing and prosecuting patents in the U.S. and in countries around the world. He frequently prepares patentability opinions, performs freedom to operate analysis, and negotiates technology transfer and licensing agreements. Additionally, he counsels clients through disputes, threatened litigation, and litigation involving patents, trade secrets, inventorship challenges and copyrights. He regularly strategizes with engineers, inventors, and senior executives regarding effective and efficient U.S. and foreign patent portfolio development.

Tim’s experience encompasses areas of electrical, mechanical, and software engineering covering a variety of technologies including:

  • Filtration systems
  • Medical devices
  • Aerodynamic systems
  • Optics
  • Integrated circuits
  • Software platforms
  • Electromechanical devices
  • Mobile phones and cellular networks
  • User interface enhancements
  • Terrestrial and satellite communications systems
  • E-commerce systems and tools

PROFESSIONAL & CIVIC AFFILIATIONS

  • Member, New York State Bar Association
  • Member, National Asian Pacific American Bar Association
  • Member, American Intellectual Property Law Association
  • Board Member, Lake Chautauqua Lutheran Center, Inc.

HONORS & AWARDS

  • Selected by peers for inclusion in 2021 and 2022 Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch in America for Intellectual Property Law
  • Recipient, “Up and Coming Attorneys” Award, The Daily Record, 2020
  • Selected to the Upstate New York Super Lawyers Rising Stars list, 2017-2020

PRESENTATIONS

  • Presenter, “Employment Agreement Checkup-Why Do the Courts Keep Making Me Update the IP Provisions?” Harter Secrest & Emery’s Labor and Employment Law Conference, April 26, 2018
  • Presenter, “Intellectual Property Housekeeping: Avoiding Future Pitfalls,” Harter Secrest & Emery’s Labor and Employment Law Conference, April 5, 2017

PRACTICE AREAS

ADMISSIONS

  • Connecticut
  • New York
  • U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
  • U.S. District Court for the Western, Southern, and Eastern Districts of New York

EDUCATION

  • University at Buffalo School of Law, J.D.
  • University at Buffalo, B.S. in Mathematical Physics, cum laude

Tim uses his technical expertise to assist clients through the process of preparing and prosecuting patents in the U.S. and in countries around the world. He frequently prepares patentability opinions, performs freedom to operate analysis, and negotiates technology transfer and licensing agreements. Additionally, he counsels clients through disputes, threatened litigation, and litigation involving patents, trade secrets, inventorship challenges and copyrights. He regularly strategizes with engineers, inventors, and senior executives regarding effective and efficient U.S. and foreign patent portfolio development.

Tim’s experience encompasses areas of electrical, mechanical, and software engineering covering a variety of technologies including:

  • Filtration systems
  • Medical devices
  • Aerodynamic systems
  • Optics
  • Integrated circuits
  • Software platforms
  • Electromechanical devices
  • Mobile phones and cellular networks
  • User interface enhancements
  • Terrestrial and satellite communications systems
  • E-commerce systems and tools

PROFESSIONAL & CIVIC AFFILIATIONS

  • Member, New York State Bar Association
  • Member, National Asian Pacific American Bar Association
  • Member, American Intellectual Property Law Association
  • Board Member, Lake Chautauqua Lutheran Center, Inc.

HONORS & AWARDS

  • Selected by peers for inclusion in 2021 and 2022 Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch in America for Intellectual Property Law
  • Recipient, “Up and Coming Attorneys” Award, The Daily Record, 2020
  • Selected to the Upstate New York Super Lawyers Rising Stars list, 2017-2020

PRESENTATIONS

  • Presenter, “Employment Agreement Checkup-Why Do the Courts Keep Making Me Update the IP Provisions?” Harter Secrest & Emery’s Labor and Employment Law Conference, April 26, 2018
  • Presenter, “Intellectual Property Housekeeping: Avoiding Future Pitfalls,” Harter Secrest & Emery’s Labor and Employment Law Conference, April 5, 2017

PRACTICE AREAS

ADMISSIONS

  • Connecticut
  • New York
  • U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
  • U.S. District Court for the Western, Southern, and Eastern Districts of New York

EDUCATION

  • University at Buffalo School of Law, J.D.
  • University at Buffalo, B.S. in Mathematical Physics, cum laude
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Timothy W. Menasco