Timothy M. Coughlin

Tim is an Associate in the Patent group.
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Tim focuses his practice on patent prosecution and counseling in the areas of electronics and software, primarily handling matters involving telecommunications and related fields of technology.

Previous Work

Before joining ArentFox Schiff, Tim spent the first five years of his legal career drafting and prosecuting patent applications in a variety of technological fields, including telecommunications and semiconductor manufacturing.  Prior to beginning his legal career, Tim was a hardware design engineer at a telecommunications company in Massachusetts, where he developed high-speed, high-bandwidth security devices.

Life Beyond the Law 

Outside of work, Tim enjoys spending his free time cooking, traveling, watching K-dramas, and catching up on his 2-year backlog of video games.

  • Practices
  • Bar & Court Admissions
    • District of Columbia Bar
    • California Bar
    • US Patent and Trademark Office
  • Education
    Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, JD, 2017
    University of Massachusetts Lowell, MSEE, 2014
    Merrimack College, BSEE, 2010