Charlotte, N.C. – Parker Poe Adams & Bernstein LLP is pleased to announce the addition of Tim St. Clair as a partner in the firm’s Greenville office. Tim is a registered patent attorney who assists clients through all facets of intellectual property. In addition, he is a seasoned litigator, having served as lead counsel in dozens of jury trials.
Tim regularly prepares and prosecutes patent applications in a range of technical fields. He also frequently counsels clients on IP risk avoidance, including freedom-to-operate opinions and infringement evaluations. His clients include Fortune 500 companies, midsize businesses, and startups.
“This is an exciting development for our Intellectual Property team and Parker Poe overall," says Evan Fultz, leader of the firm’s IP practice group. “Tim augments our deep bench of IP attorneys with a robust patent prosecution practice and a proven track record in South Carolina. We look forward to Tim further strengthening our position as a leading provider of sophisticated intellectual property services.”
“Tim’s joining the Greenville office is another important step as we continue to grow our presence in the Upstate,” says Michael Kozlarek, the Greenville office’s managing partner. “In addition to his legal skill, Tim is well-known in Greenville because of his commitment to community service.”
Prior to joining Parker Poe, Tim chaired the intellectual property practice group for a large law firm in the Southeast. He received his law degree from the University of Virginia and his bachelor's degree from Virginia Tech. Outside of work, he has held leadership roles in JDRF (the leading global organization funding Type 1 diabetes research) and the Greenville Spinners Bicycle Club.
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