Timur Slonim

Special Counsel

Timur Slonim

Special Counsel

Timur focuses his practice primarily on trademark, patent, copyright, and other intellectual property litigation at trial and appellate levels. Timur’s trademark cases include cancellations, oppositions, infringement, and dilution matters for famous marks and WIPO domain name arbitrations for clients in the jewelry, luxury fashion, nutritional supplements, restaurant, software, sports and recreation, music and entertainment, and other industries. Timur also provides trademark prosecution services, including clearance searches for availability to use and register proposed trademarks, obtaining trademark registrations, and management of worldwide and domestic trademark portfolios of clients in a wide variety of industries.

As a registered patent attorney, Timur has drafted and prosecuted utility and design patents in software, gaming, database management, telephony, radiation scanning, magnetic resonance imaging, and mechanical arts. Timur also advises clients on strategy for monetization of patent portfolios through licensing, sale, collaboration, or litigation, and has experience in freedom-to-operate and non-infringement opinions, ex parte reexaminations and inter partes reviews. He has handled technologies ranging from excimer laser catheters and ceramic capacitors to VoIP networking, and from customer relationship management software and electronic patient health records to anti-cancer drugs.

On the transactional side, Timur advises clients in structuring and negotiating a wide variety of technology transactions, including patent, trademark, and copyright licenses, software licenses, sponsored research agreements, and materials transfer agreements. He is experienced in performing intellectual property audits and due diligence for high-tech and life sciences companies and investors in connection with various commercial transactions.

Timur also represents clients in general litigation matters, including breach of fiduciary duty, breach of contract/license agreement, Communications Decency Act and DMCA immunity, and professional malpractice matters.

When not practicing law, Timur can be found on the ski slopes in the winter or traveling and camping on the beach in the summer.

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Timur focuses his practice primarily on trademark, patent, copyright, and other intellectual property litigation at trial and appellate levels. Timur’s trademark cases include cancellations, oppositions, infringement, and dilution matters for famous marks and WIPO domain name arbitrations for clients in the jewelry, luxury fashion, nutritional supplements, restaurant, software, sports and recreation, music and entertainment, and other industries. Timur also provides trademark prosecution services, including clearance searches for availability to use and register proposed trademarks, obtaining trademark registrations, and management of worldwide and domestic trademark portfolios of clients in a wide variety of industries.

As a registered patent attorney, Timur has drafted and prosecuted utility and design patents in software, gaming, database management, telephony, radiation scanning, magnetic resonance imaging, and mechanical arts. Timur also advises clients on strategy for monetization of patent portfolios through licensing, sale, collaboration, or litigation, and has experience in freedom-to-operate and non-infringement opinions, ex parte reexaminations and inter partes reviews. He has handled technologies ranging from excimer laser catheters and ceramic capacitors to VoIP networking, and from customer relationship management software and electronic patient health records to anti-cancer drugs.

On the transactional side, Timur advises clients in structuring and negotiating a wide variety of technology transactions, including patent, trademark, and copyright licenses, software licenses, sponsored research agreements, and materials transfer agreements. He is experienced in performing intellectual property audits and due diligence for high-tech and life sciences companies and investors in connection with various commercial transactions.

Timur also represents clients in general litigation matters, including breach of fiduciary duty, breach of contract/license agreement, Communications Decency Act and DMCA immunity, and professional malpractice matters.

When not practicing law, Timur can be found on the ski slopes in the winter or traveling and camping on the beach in the summer.

Russian

education

Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, J.D., 1999
Magna Cum Laude, Cardozo Law Review, Administrative Editor; Top 10%, Order of the Coif
University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee
BS (Computer Science) with Honors, 1996 Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society; Golden Key National Honor Society

admissions

New York
2000
PTO
2000
Federal
2009
Ninth Circuits
2004