Tim St. Clair assists clients through all aspects of intellectual property, connecting the dots in this valuable intersection of law and commerce. He has built trusting client relationships through a results-oriented, purposeful approach toward maximizing intellectual property value and minimizing IP risks. His clients include international companies, midsize businesses, and startups.
Tim is a registered patent attorney who focuses exclusively on the protection, commercialization, and litigation of intellectual property. Located in Greenville, South Carolina, he represents clients nationally and internationally in preparing and pursuing patents and trademark registrations. His practice also includes evaluations of IP coverage in freedom-to-operate opinions and infringement opinions. In addition, he has considerable experience in patent and trademark litigation in the United States federal courts and before the U.S. Trademark Trial and Appeal Board. He has served as lead counsel in more than 60 jury trials to verdict.
Prior to joining Parker Poe, Tim chaired the intellectual property practice group for one of the largest law firms in the Carolinas. He received his law degree from the University of Virginia and his bachelor's degree from Virginia Tech.