617 Lee Street, Seattle, WA 98109 USA
p.206.381.8888 / f.206.381.1988
tim@McCormackLegal.com



Timothy B. McCormack

Mr. McCormack’s practice covers a wide variety of intellectual property issues, including copyrights, trademarks, trade secrets, patents, unfair competition, licensing, litigation and related business concerns, such as: business formation, employer/employee issues, contracts and corporate governance. Accomplishments include:

  • Lead counsel supervising six attorneys in a complex software litigation case involving the challenged use of proprietary/patented software algorithms in a commercial software product. Represented the inventor of the original patented software as the defendant in the case. The two-plus year litigation settled on favorable terms.

  • Counsel for Lopez USA, retained to assist in product development. Work included procuring copyrights and trademarks for martial arts and fitness DVD’s featuring Olympic gold medalist Steven Lopez and development of talent contracts and model releases. Later represented Lopez USA in a lawsuit involving a non-compete contract.

  • Lead counsel for retail import company Mais Oui! Represented client in unfair competition and trade secret and defamation case. Achieved favorable resolution that included published opinion in Washington State appeals court.

  • Counsel for local business hired to procure licensing agreements with the National Football League, a Major League Baseball team, and Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation. Successful negotiations resulted in licensed product.

  • Lead outside counsel overseeing special matter for Microsoft Corporation.

  • Filed over seventy-five United States trademark applications and related foreign trademark applications. Specific experience with the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board, representing clients in trademark opposition and cancellation proceedings.

 

 

Lauren Kingston

Ms. Kingston is an intellectual property attorney with a special interest in international and domestic copyright law and enforcement as well as entertainment law issues. Before working at McCormack Intellectual Property PS, Ms. Kingston worked for Getty Images, the world’s largest provider of stock image photography. Ms. Kingston has advised various clients on the protection and pursuit of their intellectual property rights. In addition to her legal experience, she also has practical experience creating intellectual property in the television industry. Accordingly, she recognizes a client’s concerns about their idea from inception to protection. Ms. Kingston also has conducted research on various constitutional issues affecting intellectual property, such as free speech.

Ms. Kingston received her Bachelor of Arts in Film Studies from the University of California at Santa Barbara. Later, she received her Juris Doctorate from the Thomas Jefferson School of Law in San Diego, California where she was a member of Law Review and obtained several awards. After living in Southern California for eight years, Ms. Kingston relocated to Seattle, Washington to pursue a career in intellectual property law. Ms. Kingston is admitted to the State Bar of Washington. Her professional affiliations include the American Bar Association, Washington State Bar Association, and King County Bar Association.

 

 

 

 

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