The Innovation Firm

Timothy J. Meagher

Practice Areas

Technologies

Education

  • Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, B.S. in Electrical Engineering, cum laude
  • Stanford University, M.S. in Operations Research
  • Suffolk University Law School, J.D., cum laude

Professional Associations

  • Boston Patent Law Association
  • Licensing Executives Society
  • International Trademark Association
  • Fédération Internationale des Conseils en Propriété Industrielle (FICPI)

Timothy J. Meagher

Timothy J. Meagher Attorney

Timothy J. Meagher

Principal
Concord office
978.341.0036

Tim has drafted and prosecuted patent applications in diverse technical fields, including applications directed to telephony systems, voice-over IP networks, processors, optical networks and devices, digital television, video conferencing, image processing, software, cyber security, electrical circuits, medical devices, hydrocarbon production units, and nuclear reactors. In addition, his practice includes counseling clients on infringement, validity, enforcement, freedom to operate, licensing, and due diligence, prosecuting trademark applications and handling domain name disputes.

Tim has handled contested matters before the United States Patent and Trademark Office, including post-grant proceedings such as Inter Partes Reviews (IPRs) before the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB) and trademark oppositions before the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board (TTAB). 

Prior to joining the firm, Tim was an electrical engineer with 13 years of experience in the telecommunications industry. As a systems engineer with AT&T Bell Laboratories and Bellcore, he evaluated the performance of telephone switching systems for the Bell operating companies. As a product and marketing manager at AT&T Network Systems, he addressed customer needs for transmission systems supporting voice, video, and personal communications services.

Outside of the firm, Tim is a member of the Boston Patent Law Association (BPLA), Licensing Executive Society (LES), and International Federation of Intellectual Property Attorneys (FICPI).  In 2016, Tim served as a judge for both the MassChallenge Accelerator Program and the LES Foundation International Business Plan Competition, and as a mentor for the MIT Enterprise Forum Mentor Smart Program. Tim has served as an Adjunct Professor of Patent Law with the Franklin Pierce Law Center.

Bar Admissions

  • U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
  • Massachusetts
  • Firm is Coaching Sponsor of 2010 New England Venture Summit more
Biography

Tim has drafted and prosecuted patent applications in diverse technical fields, including applications directed to telephony systems, voice-over IP networks, processors, optical networks and devices, digital television, video conferencing, image processing, software, cyber security, electrical circuits, medical devices, hydrocarbon production units, and nuclear reactors. In addition, his practice includes counseling clients on infringement, validity, enforcement, freedom to operate, licensing, and due diligence, prosecuting trademark applications and handling domain name disputes.

Tim has handled contested matters before the United States Patent and Trademark Office, including post-grant proceedings such as Inter Partes Reviews (IPRs) before the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB) and trademark oppositions before the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board (TTAB). 

Prior to joining the firm, Tim was an electrical engineer with 13 years of experience in the telecommunications industry. As a systems engineer with AT&T Bell Laboratories and Bellcore, he evaluated the performance of telephone switching systems for the Bell operating companies. As a product and marketing manager at AT&T Network Systems, he addressed customer needs for transmission systems supporting voice, video, and personal communications services.

Outside of the firm, Tim is a member of the Boston Patent Law Association (BPLA), Licensing Executive Society (LES), and International Federation of Intellectual Property Attorneys (FICPI).  In 2016, Tim served as a judge for both the MassChallenge Accelerator Program and the LES Foundation International Business Plan Competition, and as a mentor for the MIT Enterprise Forum Mentor Smart Program. Tim has served as an Adjunct Professor of Patent Law with the Franklin Pierce Law Center.

Education
  • Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, B.S. in Electrical Engineering, cum laude
  • Stanford University, M.S. in Operations Research
  • Suffolk University Law School, J.D., cum laude
Speaking Engagements
Professional Associations
  • Boston Patent Law Association
  • Licensing Executives Society
  • International Trademark Association
  • Fédération Internationale des Conseils en Propriété Industrielle (FICPI)
News
  • Firm is Coaching Sponsor of 2010 New England Venture Summit more
Bar Admissions
  • U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
  • Massachusetts

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