Clark Hill Attorney Tim McCarthy Participates in the 34th Annual Chicagoland Motorcycle Parade to Benefit Toys for Tots

Dec 5, 2011

CHICAGO, IL – Clark Hill attorney Tim McCarthy and his daughter Nellie McCarthy participated in the 34th Annual Chicagoland Motorcycle Parade on Sunday, December 4 to benefit Toys for Tots. More than 20, 000 bikers rode 20 miles through the heart of Chicago in the world’s largest motorcycle parade. Each bike contributed a toy donation for Toys for Tots.

Timothy M. McCarthy is Senior Counsel in Clark Hill’s Intellectual Property practice group in the firm’s Chicago office. Concentrating his practice in the area of intellectual property, Tim obtains, enforces, and defends his clients’ intellectual property rights afforded by their patents, trademarks, copyrights, and trade secrets. He is licensed to practice law in Illinois and in numerous federal courts, and is registered to practice before the United States Patent and Trademark Office as well as the Canadian Intellectual Property Office.

Tim’s practice is national. He has been principal or sole patent counsel on dozens of issued United States patents and has tried cases across the country. His areas of expertise are vast, and include: cancer detection methods and techniques, continuous positive pressure therapeutics methods and devices, cytology and imunohistochemistry, microscopy and optics, telepathology and image recognition, biomedical instrumentation, metallurgical services and processes, four-color printing processes, food preparation equipment, and transportation vehicles.

He also is an adjunct professor and teaches intellectual property and product design at the Institute of Design, a graduate school of Illinois Institute of Technology.

While in Law School, he was Articles Editor of the Houston Law Review, a teaching assistant for legal research, and a member of the school’s interscholastic mock trial team. Additionally, Tim was a recipient of the Fulbright & Jaworski Award and the Butler, Binion, Rice, Cook & Knapp Award.

Tim is active in public service, and is a long-time volunteer on the Motorcycle Safety Crew for the Avon Chicago Walk for Breast Cancer.