Timothy J. Martin ( Tim )

Principal / Detroit Metro Office

Tim is an experienced intellectual property attorney with a primary focus on preparing and prosecuting domestic and international patent applications. He handles patents from a broad range of technologies, including mechanical, electromechanical, biomechanical, automotive, controls and electrical arts.

Tim renders freedom to operate, invalidity, state-of-the-art and patentability opinions, as well as prepares and prosecutes trademark applications. Tim is also involved in arguing appeals before the Patent Trial and Appeal Board.

Awards & Distinctions

  • Michigan Super Lawyers, “Rising Star,” Intellectual Property, 2014-2015, 2020


  • American Intellectual Property Law Association
  • Michigan Intellectual Property Law Association
  • Michigan Intellectual Property American Inns of Court
  • State Bar of Michigan
  • OCBA Race Judicata Committee, Member


J.D., Wayne State University, 2009

M.S., Mechanical Engineering, University of Michigan, 2003

B.S., Mechanical Engineering, University of Kansas, 2000

Bar & Court Admissions


U.S. Patent and Trademark Office

Eastern District of Michigan