Tim Grochocinski

Partner

Tim concentrates his practice on patent infringement and complex commercial litigation. He has extensive trial experience and has been recognized as a Super Lawyer Rising Star multiple consecutive years. Tim holds a degree in computer information systems from the Illinois Institute of Technology and earned his law degree from Saint Louis University School of Law.

708.675.1974

Tim concentrates his practice on patent infringement and other complex commercial litigation. He has extensive trial experience and has successfully litigated and tried cases against some of the world’s largest companies in jurisdictions across the United States. Prior to joining the firm, Tim was the founder of InnovaLaw, P.C. in Chicago.

Tim holds a degree in computer information systems from the Illinois Institute of Technology and earned his law degree from Saint Louis University School of Law. He has been recognized as a Super Lawyer Rising Star for several consecutive years and is a prior recipient of the Medal for Excellence in Advocacy and the John C. Shepard Professionalism Award. Tim is also an adjunct professor of patent litigation at Chicago Kent College of Law.

Education

    Saint Louis University School of Law
    Doctor of Jurisprudence
    Illinois Institute of Technology
    Bachelor of Science in Computer Information Systems

Areas of Practice

  • Patent Litigation
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Class Action Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • State of Illinois
  • State of Missouri
  • United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois
  • United States District Court for the Southern District of Illinois
  • United States District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri
  • United States District Court for the Western District of Missouri
  • United States District Court for the Western District of Wisconsin
  • United States District Court for the Eastern District of Texas
  • United States District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit

Publications & Presentations

  • Reigning In ResQNet, Saint Louis Bar Journal (Winter 2012)
  • Mobile Attorney Toolkit, NBI (2012) (presentation)
  • Effective Use of Arbitration Clauses in the Employment Context, Chapter 7, Employment Law Update, H.H. Perritt, Jr. (Aspen 2012) (co-author)
  • Social Media: The Next Generation of Employment Law Issues, Chapter 7, Employment Law Update, H.H. Perritt, Jr. (Aspen 2011)
  • Federal Circuit Year in Review, Bar Association of Metropolitan Saint Louis (2011) (presentation)
  • Exploring Intellectual Property Issues in the Workplace, Chapter 10, Employment Law Update, H.H. Perritt, Jr. (Aspen 2010)
  • Navigating Ongoing Royalty Rates, Bar Association of Metropolitan Saint Louis (2010) (presentation)
  • Intellectual Property in the Workplace, Chapter 4, Employment Law Update, H.H. Perritt, Jr. (Aspen 2009)

Professional Affiliations

  • Illinois Bar Association
  • Missouri Bar Association
  • Chicago Bar Association
  • American Intellectual Property Law Association
  • Intellectual Property Law Association of Chicago

*Not licensed to practice in Texas.