Schulte, Timothy R.

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.

Education
  • J.D., 1976, Case Western Reserve University School of Law
  • M.B.A., 1976, University of Denver
  • B.S., 1972, Ohio State University
Admissions
  • California
  • Colorado
  • U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
Membership

Association of Corporate Counsel

Licensing Executives Society, Colorado Co-Chair, 2000-2005

Intellectual Property Section, Colorado Bar Association, Chairman – 1999

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