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

For over 25 years, Tim has assisted clients with patent preparation and prosecution, due diligence, and portfolio management. He 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). 

Tim has drafted and prosecuted patent applications in diverse technical fields, including:
 

  • Voice over IP networks
  • Security processors
  • Voice and data mobile roaming
  • Autonomous vehicles
  • Machine learning
  • Optical networks and devices
  • Video streaming
  • Videoconferencing
  • Image processing
  • Cybersecurity
  • Medical devices
  • Holographic data storage
  • Laser devices
  • Solar energy systems
  • Sonar systems
  • Blockchain

Prior to joining the firm, Tim held engineering, product management, and sales positions at AT&T Bell Laboratories, AT&T Network Systems, and Bellcore.

Tim is a member of the Boston Patent Law Association (BPLA), the Licensing Executives Society (LES), and the International Federation of Intellectual Property Attorneys (FICPI). He has served as a judge for both the MassChallenge accelerator program and the LES Foundation’s International Business Plan Competition, and as a mentor for the MIT Enterprise Forum Mentor Smart program. Tim has also been an Adjunct Professor of Patent Law at the University of New Hampshire (formerly Franklin Pierce) Law Center for Intellectual Property.

Bar Admissions

  • U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
  • Massachusetts
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit

Firm News

  • Firm is Coaching Sponsor of 2010 New England Venture Summit more
  • Developed and expanded a major portfolio of patent applications for a fabless semiconductor company.
  • Prosecuted a large portfolio of patent applications for a major European telecommunications company.
  • Prosecuted a significant portfolio of patent applications for a peer-to-peer networking company.
  • Oversaw due diligence of a patent portfolio for an acquisition by a major multinational electronics company.
  • Successfully represented a large computer software company in resolving several domain name disputes.
  • Successfully represented a startup company in a trademark cancellation proceeding.
Biography

For over 25 years, Tim has assisted clients with patent preparation and prosecution, due diligence, and portfolio management. He 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). 

Tim has drafted and prosecuted patent applications in diverse technical fields, including:
 

  • Voice over IP networks
  • Security processors
  • Voice and data mobile roaming
  • Autonomous vehicles
  • Machine learning
  • Optical networks and devices
  • Video streaming
  • Videoconferencing
  • Image processing
  • Cybersecurity
  • Medical devices
  • Holographic data storage
  • Laser devices
  • Solar energy systems
  • Sonar systems
  • Blockchain

Prior to joining the firm, Tim held engineering, product management, and sales positions at AT&T Bell Laboratories, AT&T Network Systems, and Bellcore.

Tim is a member of the Boston Patent Law Association (BPLA), the Licensing Executives Society (LES), and the International Federation of Intellectual Property Attorneys (FICPI). He has served as a judge for both the MassChallenge accelerator program and the LES Foundation’s International Business Plan Competition, and as a mentor for the MIT Enterprise Forum Mentor Smart program. Tim has also been an Adjunct Professor of Patent Law at the University of New Hampshire (formerly Franklin Pierce) Law Center for Intellectual Property.

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
Representative Matters
  • Developed and expanded a major portfolio of patent applications for a fabless semiconductor company.
  • Prosecuted a large portfolio of patent applications for a major European telecommunications company.
  • Prosecuted a significant portfolio of patent applications for a peer-to-peer networking company.
  • Oversaw due diligence of a patent portfolio for an acquisition by a major multinational electronics company.
  • Successfully represented a large computer software company in resolving several domain name disputes.
  • Successfully represented a startup company in a trademark cancellation proceeding.
Bar Admissions
  • U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
  • Massachusetts
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit

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