Tim Carroll’s exceptional record of success in representing industry leaders and emerging companies in high-risk patent cases has earned him the respect of his peers and the trust of his clients. Tim focuses his practice on cutting-edge technologies, including mobile apps, location-based services, messaging systems, medical devices, content-management platforms, Wi-Fi-enabled thermostats, and green technologies. Whether serving as lead trial counsel before the International Trade Commission (ITC), successfully arguing before the Federal Circuit Court of Appeals, or obtaining an outright win on liability grounds in the fabled Western District of Texas, he has secured scores of victories for his clients.
Tim first-chairs all of his cases, securing trial wins and preliminary injunctions, forcing adversaries to stipulate to noninfringement, winning summary judgment awards, prevailing in claim-construction arguments, and securing substantial attorneys' fee awards. He routinely leads joint defense groups involving some of the largest and most sophisticated companies and law firms in the country. His national high-stakes practice, aggressive but fair approach, exceptional advocacy skills, and impressive win-loss record have all contributed to the strong rapport he has built with clients and colleagues.
Tim has successfully litigated dozens of trade secret disputes involving military weaponry and defense systems, aerospace products, and financial technologies, and has extensive experience in inter partes reviews (IPRs) and other post-grant proceedings. Tim maintains a thorough understanding of the search and archiving platforms used by modern corporations, enabling him to provide counsel to more than 100 global businesses, including two Fortune 15 companies, on adopting and implementing lawful complaint information management programs and e-discovery and litigation readiness initiatives.