Timothy Sinnott is a partner with Bereskin & Parr LLP, and head of the Waterloo Region office. Tim provides strategic intellectual property advice to a wide variety of clients. His practice focuses on preparing and prosecuting patent, trademark, copyright and industrial design applications, and litigating and licensing intellectual property rights. He has a special focus on securing patent protection for mechanical and software inventions, and conducting patent validity and infringement studies. Tim also has expertise in providing trademark registrability and infringement opinions, representing parties in trademark opposition and summary expungement proceedings, and protecting and enforcing official marks for public authorities. Tim is a Certified Specialist in Intellectual Property Law (in all three categories of patents, trademarks and copyright) with the Law Society of Upper Canada (LSUC).