Timothy Sendek

Akerman LLP

Timothy K. Sendek is an experienced trial lawyer focusing on patent, trademark, and copyright disputes in U.S. District Courts, the International Trade Commission (ITC), and at the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office’s Patent Trial and Appeal Board.

His experience includes numerous Section 337 trials at the ITC, jury and bench trials in District Court, and patent office litigation, including over 60 inter partes review (IPR) proceedings.

A registered patent lawyer with a background in engineering, Tim’s practice covers a range of technologies and sectors, including automotive, electronics, food and beverage, and consumer goods. In addition to his litigation experience, Tim advises clients on IP compliance, risk management, counseling, and patent prosecution.

At the Patent Office, Tim has asserted and defended petitions for IPR and other America Invents Act (AIA) post-grant challenges. In 2015, he was ranked by Patexia as one of the top five attorneys in the country handling IPR petitions. In addition to practice, Tim teaches patent litigation as an adjunct professor at the University of Illinois College of Law.

Tim is also active in pro bono work. He is a member of the U.S. State Department’s Hague Convention Attorney Network and the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children’s International Child Abduction Attorney Network, and is regularly called upon to handle cases reuniting left-behind parents with abducted children.

Education :

  • J.D., Notre Dame Law School, 2007, cum laude
  • B.S.E., University of Michigan, 2004

Bar Admissions : Illinois

Court Admissions :

  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois
  • U.S. District Court, Central District of Illinois
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Federal Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Federal Circuit
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court, Western District of Michigan

Affiliation :

  • Chicago Bar Association
  • Intellectual Property Law Association of Chicago
  • American Bar Association


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