Timothy J. O'Brien

Timothy O’Brien is an associate in the Intellectual Property Litigation Practice of Latham & Watkins. He has litigated cases covering a diverse range of technologies, including solar cell paste compositions, hybrid vehicle controls, smartphone software, medical devices, and pharmaceutical compositions and administration.

Mr. O’Brien has handled various aspects of complex litigation, both offensive and defensive, including discovery, preparing for and participating in hearings, preparing and taking depositions, motions practice and trial preparation. He has significant patent litigation experience, including analyzing claim construction, infringement, and validity issues, and IPR petition drafting.

Mr. O’Brien graduated magna cum laude from the University of Illinois College of Law in 2012. During law school, he served as an extern clerk in the chambers of Magistrate Judge David G. Bernthal in the United States District Court for the Central District of Illinois. Before law school, Mr. O’Brien earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Chemical Engineering with a minor in Biochemical Engineering.