Overview

Timothy D. Nichols is a former engineer and federal law clerk who today represents companies of all sizes in patent, trademark, and copyright matters. He regularly counsels clients regarding the procurement and licensing of their intellectual property, and guides them through the intricate nuances of online marketplaces to better manage, protect, and extract revenue from their intellectual property portfolio.

His clients include companies and inventors across a wide range of industries such as cardiovascular medical devices, prosthetic and orthopedic devices, drilling equipment, precision machining systems, software, LED devices, body armor, security seals, outdoor furniture, jewelry, apparel, and other consumer products.

Tim is also actively involved in the American Intellectual Property Law Association and a member of the International Trademark Association.

Experience

Experience
  • Patents
  • Trademarks
  • Copyrights
  • Licensing, IP Counseling and Other Transactional Work
  • E-commerce enforcement and defense
  • Transfer of IP Addresses under ARIN and Related Transactional Agreements
  • Mechanics and Mechanical Engineering
  • Physics and Optics
  • Electronics and Electrical Engineering

Education

Education
  • J.D., highest honors, Order of the Coif, S.J. Quinney College of Law, University of Utah, 2009
  • B.S., Civil Engineering, University of Utah, 2005
    • Member, Tau Beta Pi Engineering Honor Society

Admissions

Admissions
  • Utah State Bar
  • Registered Patent Attorney, U.S. Patent and Trademark Office

Achievements

Achievements
  • 2015 – 2017, “Utah Legal Elite”, Utah Business Magazine

Community Involvement

Community Involvement
  • Instructor, University of Utah, Lifelong Learning
  • Volunteer/Presenter, University of Utah, Lassonde Entrepreneur Institute
  • Volunteer, Community Legal Clinic
  • Board Member, Metasport FC, Inc., a Utah Non-Profit Organization
  • Volunteer Youth Leader and Basketball Coach
  • Mountain Trails Foundation

Memberships

Memberships
  • American Intellectual Property Law Association (AIPLA)
  • Utah Technology Council (UTC)
  • David K. Winder IP Inn of Court
  • International Trademark Association (INTA)
  • Licensing Executives Society

Speaking Engagements

Speaking Engagements
  • Moderator at AIPLA Mid-Winter Institute, January 2018 – “Table Talk Luncheon, E-Commerce Enforcement”
  • Presenter at Silicon Slopes, June 2017 – “Intellectual Property in the World of Internet Commerce & Foreign Manufacturers”
  • Co-Presenter at the Utah State Bar’s 2015 Summer Convention – “Intellectual Property Law for Non-IP Attorney”

Publications

Publications
  • What is Your Intellectual Property Worth?

    Intellectual property rights (“IP”) such as copyrights, patents, trade secrets, trade dress, and trademarks, can give any business a competitive...
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  • Is Patent Enforcement for Online Marketplaces Good for Business?

    Basically, online marketplaces are sites (e.g., Amazon.com, Alibaba.com, eBay.com, iOS app store, and dhgate.com) that collect product information from multiple...
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  • E-Commerce Enforcement

    E-Commerce Enforcement- Tim Nichols Over the last 10 years, online marketplaces have experienced rapid growth and market acceptance. While providing...
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Michelle Stringham

Experience

  • 9 years at Workman Nydegger

Education

  • B.S.,English, Weber State University

Contact Information
Email  mstringham@wnlaw.com
Phone  801-533-9800

Alysha A. Miller

Experience

  • 12 years of IP prosecution experience at Workman Nydegger

Education

  • B.A., History, Brigham Young University, 2000

Contact Information
Email  amiller@wnlaw.com
Phone  801-533-9800

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Languages

Languages
  • Spanish