No matter what the type of organization, playing an active role in the political decision-making process and policy formation is no longer a luxury—it is an imperative.
A coronavirus pandemic (or even the threat of such a pandemic) could easily make it more difficult for parties to perform their obligations under many types of contracts—especially contracts requiring travel or involving the delivery of goods and services. In the event that one of the parties to a contract can’t perform as a result of an actual or potential coronavirus outbreak, would the doctrine of force majeure allow them to suspend their performance or terminate the contract?
Tim Schulte has extensive experience in both patent law and intellectual property law. He offers clients a broad expertise in technical and legal analysis of patent acquisition, divestiture and licensing opportunities, including acquisition strategy, drafting patent license and sale agreements and negotiating terms and conditions. He has developed strategies for managing worldwide patent portfolios, including annuity payments, patent transactions, licensing and patent lawsuit settlements. He has also handled patent prosecution and infringement lawsuits.
Tim’s diverse patent law experience focuses on assisting clients to develop strategies to manage patent and trademark procurement, registration, licensing and software licensing. He has worked with a variety of companies and international corporations, and has been responsible for managing intellectual property law departments.
Prior to joining the firm, Tim was Senior IP Counsel for Eastman Kodak and served as Vice President, Patent Transactions at Allied Security Trust. He has also served as Managing Counsel for Oracle Corporation, and as Director, Assistant General Counsel and Patent Counsel, and Acting General Counsel at Storage Technology Corporation. He also started the Patent function at US West Inc., where he provided IP support for the acquisition of Time Warner Cable.
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Association of Corporate Counsel
Licensing Executives Society, Colorado Co-Chair, 2000-2005
Intellectual Property Section, Colorado Bar Association, Chairman – 1999