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Timothy B Mccormack

Intellectual property Attorney at Seattle, WA

5.0   3 reviews

also known as Tim, McCormack

  • State Years
    Oregon - OR 20 years
    Idaho - ID 21 years
    Washington - WA 25 years
  • Licensed for 20 years
    State OR
    Acquired 2003
    Status
    Suspended - Non-Disciplinary No misconduct found
  • Licensed for 21 years
    State ID
    Acquired 2002
    Status
    Resigned No misconduct found
  • Licensed for 25 years
    State WA
    Acquired 1998
    Status
    Inactive No misconduct found

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

About Timothy

Learn Timothy’s areas of practice.

5
Practice areas
  1. Intellectual property
    40%
    McCormack Intellectual Property & Business Law is a Seattle-based technology and business law firm that works in all areas of patent, trademark, copyright, unfair competition and business law. We offer comprehensive legal services in all matters relating to client counseling (regarding intellectual property matters), patents, trademarks, copyrights, technology transactions, and intellectual property litigation.

    26 years

  2. Copyright infringement
    25%
    Represents Getty Images and other well-know companies in copyright infringement matters. Appeal Court Opinions include: Satava v. Lowry, 323 F.3d 805, 66 U.S.P.Q.2d 1206 (9th Cir. 2003) (copyright case involving three-dimensional sculptural art made of blown glass). Also a published author and speaker on copyright infringement matters in the Seattle area.

    26 years

  3. Litigation
    10%
    Practice covers varied intellectual property issues, including copyrights, trademarks, trade secrets, patents, unfair competition, licensing, litigation and related business concerns, such as: business formation, employer/employee issues, contracts and corporate governance.

    26 years

  4. Patent infringement
    10%
    Helps clients to litigate and defend patent infringement lawsuits and related trade secret law infringement lawsuits. Experience with different technologies ranges. Lead counsel in two-plus year software litigation centered on patented compression algorithms for space-based satellite image programs used by NASA, the CIA and other government agencies. This case involved the challenged use of proprietary / patented software algorithms in a commercial software product.

    26 years

  5. Trademark infringement
    10%
    Helps clients to litigate and defend trademark infringement lawsuits and related trade dress law infringement lawsuits. Also have experience with domain name issues and appeals. Represented defendant in a domain name dispute involving the domain name www.QuiznoSucks.com in federal bankruptcy court. Issue involved the intersection of First Amendment and trademark law. Litigated case to favorable settlement.

    26 years

  6. Trademark application
    5%
    Filed / managed hundreds of copyright and trademark applications and related foreign copyright and trademark applications. Substantial experience with the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board, representing clients in trademark opposition and cancellation proceedings.

    26 years

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Location

Timothy B Mccormack
617 Lee St
Seattle, WA, 98109-3425

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Reviews

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Posted by Cathi | February 10, 2011
Find the Best Lawyer!
Tim is the best lawyer I have ever worked with. I would recommend him to anyone who wants to find the best. He is sincere, professional, and goes that extra mile to make sure you have ever possible bit of information to get what you need. He is truly amazing. Excellence defines his practice.
Posted by Dallas | February 9, 2011
Dallas Bunney - Owner, Bug Doctor Pest Control
I have found Tim to be very knowledgeable, honest, and straightforward in his assessments regarding legal issues he has assisted me with. Having known Tim for approximately 15 years, and knowing his integrity to be what it is, I trust his advice and would not hesitate to refer others to him.
Posted by Linda | February 9, 2011
My experience
Tim is very professional and diligent with his work. I would recommend him to friiends.

Cost

Rates
  • Hourly Rates $ 200-300 per hour
Payment methods
Cash, Check, Credit Card

Resume

AVVO RATING 9.9 (Superb)

Work Experience

  • Attorney
  • McCormack Intellectual Property PS
  • 2005 - Present

Education

  • University of Oregon School of Law
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 1997
  • University of Washington
  • B.A.
  • 1994

Sample of Legal Cases

  • Olem Shoe Company v. Washingtion Shoe Company
  • Appeal Pending
  • Washington Shoe Company v. A2Z
  • Trial Court Reversed on Appeal
  • Rovio v Ideal Toys DIrect
  • Settled
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Associations

  • Washington State Patent Law Association
  • 2004 - Present

Honors and Awards

  • AV Preeminent Rated
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2019

Speaking Engagements

  • University of Washington Jackson School of Business
  • Introduction to Intellectual Property
  • 2013
  • University of Washington Jackson School of Business
  • Introduction to Intellectual Property
  • 2011
  • New Trends, Tools & Tips: Keeping Your Practice Current Seminar
  • “Lawyers in the Sky” with Computers: Cloud Computing and the Small Firm
  • 2011
  • University of Washington Jackson School of Business
  • Introduction to Intellectual Property
  • 2010
  • Professional Photographer's Association of Seattle
  • Obama Hope Poster – Fairey v. Associated Press
  • 2010
  • NALS Greater Seattle
  • Trade Secret Update – Trade Secrets and Internet
  • 2010
  • NALS Greater Seattle
  • Obama Hope Poster – Fairey v. Associated Press
  • 2010
  • NALS Greater Seattle
  • Trade Secret Update – Trade Secrets and Internet
  • 2010
  • Harnessing the Power of the Internet for Your Practice
  • Cloud Computing for Legal Professionals
  • 2010
  • CLE for the Washington Bar Association
  • When Rubber Meets the Road – Practical Applications and Caveats about “Cloud Computing
  • 2010
  • Washington State Bar Association Law Firm Conference
  • Outlook and your Practice: The Path to More Efficiency and Productivity
  • 2009
  • University of Washington Jackson School of Business
  • Introduction to Intellectual Property
  • 2009
  • National Business Institute
  • Introduction to Intellectual Property
  • 2008
  • University of Washington Jackson School of Business
  • Introduction to Intellectual Property
  • 2007
  • University of Washington Jackson School of Business
  • Introduction to Intellectual Property
  • 2006
  • Intellecual Property For Non-Intellectual Property Attorneys
  • Trade Secrets For Attorneys
  • 2006
  • University of Washington Jackson School of Business
  • Introduction to Intellectual Property
  • 2005
  • Intellecual Property For Non-Intellectual Property Attorneys
  • Trade Secrets For Attorneys
  • 2005
  • University of Washington Jackson School of Business
  • Introduction to Intellectual Property
  • 2004
  • Intellecual Property For Non-Intellectual Property Attorneys
  • Trade Secrets For Attorneys
  • 2004
  • University of Washington Jackson School of Business
  • Introduction to Intellectual Property
  • 2003
  • Intellecual Property For Non-Intellectual Property Attorneys
  • Trade Secrets For Attorneys
  • 2003
  • University of Washington Jackson School of Business
  • Introduction to Intellectual Property
  • 2002
  • SBA / SCORE (Small Business Administration / Service Corps of Retired Executives
  • Legal Aspects of Starting Your Own Business
  • 2002
  • SBA / SCORE (Small Business Administration / Service Corps of Retired Executives
  • Legal Aspects of Starting Your Own Business
  • 2001
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Attorney endorsements

Received (5)
Given (5)
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Intellectual property Attorney | Aug 19
Relationship: Friend
"I endorse this lawyer. I worked with Tim many years ago, and have collaborated on cases with him since then. I consider him an expert on intellectual property and business matters, and invite him regularly to speak to an introductory law course I teach at the University of Washington Foster School of Business. I have a great deal of respect for his ethics and his talent. On a personal level, I consider him one of my best friends."
Intellectual property Attorney | Jun 11
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Timothy McCormack is an experienced patent, trademark and copyright attorney. He pays attention to the details that matter in patent protection. I turned to to him for advice on trademark issues, and his advice was helpful. Mr. McCormack's regular column on the Seattle Post Intelligencer website is viewed as a local authority on copyright issues within Seattle's legal community."
Intellectual property Attorney | Jun 06
Relationship: Worked together on matter
"I co-counseled a federal trade dress case with Tim. I was very impressed with his professionalism and knowledge of IP law. He is an excellent attorney."
Intellectual property Attorney | Mar 29
Relationship: Worked together on matter
"I endorse this lawyer."
Intellectual property Attorney | Mar 04
Relationship: Worked for lawyer
"I endorse this lawyer."
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