Kco Legal

Kco Legal

Attorney at Law

Naperville
Illinois
Licensed in
IL
Loyola University Chicago College of Law
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About
Tim Nitsch represents individual inventors and small, midsized and large corporations. He has experience in technology-related industries such as computer software, computer networking, automation systems, electrical circuits, mechanical systems and business methods.

Tim is a registered patent attorney with extensive experience prosecuting patent applications related to mechanical devices, electrical circuits, mobile software applications, artificial intelligence, medical devices, telecommunications devices, mobile phone technology, display devices, haptics, voice modification software and more.

Tim also has extensive experience drafting
… read more and negotiating license agreements for technology, drafting and negotiating software development agreements, master service agreements, manufacturing agreements and distribution agreements. Tim also manages and files trademarks and copyrights.
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Clear Communication
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Clear Communication
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Knowledgeable
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"Tim has helped Datalayer to clarify IP and non-competition clauses in contracts we have been discussing with our customers. We were struggling to find the right person knowledgeable in matters like open-source license. Tim legal knowledge of the IT business and expertise in the software industry has allowed to boost the discussions we had with our customers. We recommend Tim to anyone looking an efficient and available lawyer going to the point capable of generating balanced protection and quality clauses."

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Work History

KCO Legal, Inc.

Partner

Aug 2022 - Present

· Draft and prosecute trademark and patent applications with the USPTO.
· Negotiate purchase and investment agreements including drafting term sheets and definitive agreements.
· Drafting software agreements including SAAS agreements, master development agreements, joint venture agreements, and licensing agreements.
· Drafting statements of work, master services agreements amd formation documents.

Aug 2022 - Present

Neal, Gerber and Eisenberg

Partner

Nov 2019 - Dec 2022

· Counsel clients on open source software issues.
· Draft and prosecute trademark and patent applications with the USPTO.
· Assist in drafting motions, claim charts and preparing for depositions in patent litigation cases.
· Drafting software agreements including SAAS agreements, master development agreements, joint venture agreements, and licensing agreements.

Nov 2019 - Dec 2022

Freeborn & Peters

Partner

Nov 2017 - Nov 2019

· Negotiated and drafted agreements for software development, software licensing, reality television shows, technology transfer agreements and web site hosting.
· Counsel clients on open source software issues.
· Argue appeals of USPTO decisions adverse to clients before the Federal Circuit Court of Appeals.
· Defend clients against patent infringement suits in the Northern District of Illinois

Nov 2017 - Nov 2019

Vedder Price

Associate

Aug 2012 - Nov 2017

Patent prosection and litigation
Trademark prosecution and litigation
Copyright prosecution and litigation
Drafting and negotiating licensing agreements, master services agreements, SAAS agreements, software development agreements, web site hosting agreements, privacy agreements.
General litigation

Aug 2012 - Nov 2017

Levenfeld Pearlstein

Associate

Aug 2011 - Aug 2012

Patent and trademark prosecution.
General litigation
Mergers and Acquisitions
Bankruptcy Patent Valuations

Aug 2011 - Aug 2012

Dentons

Asosciate

Jun 2007 - Aug 2011

Patent and trademark prosecution
IP licensing agreements
SEP patents

Jun 2007 - Aug 2011

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