Kerry L Timbers

Managing Partner at Sunstein LLP

Kerry L Timbers is the managing partner of Sunstein LLP. He has an extensive trial background in both jury and non-jury cases, and has argued before the US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit for clients in industries including life sciences, technology and consumer-orientated products.

Mr Timbers has provided counsel in numerous patent interferences. A patent infringement trial returned a verdict in favour of his client, Exergen Corporation, for $14.6 million.

Mr Timbers also has extensive experience in all aspects of trademark and copyright protection and litigation, representing nationally recognised firms in courts and before the USPTO and the TTAB. He has significant involvement in shaping and implementing strategies for the protection, licensing and enforcement of clients’ trademark portfolios.

Mr Timbers is admitted to the Massachusetts Bar, as well as the Bars for the US Courts of Appeals for the First, Fourth and Federal Circuits and the US district courts in Massachusetts, Connecticut, Colorado, the Eastern District of Wisconsin and the Eastern District of Texas.

He is a member of the Boston Bar Association (BBA) and has been co-chair of the BBA IP Litigation Committee and co-chair of the BBA International IP Law Committee.

He is also a member of the Boston Patent Law Association, the American Intellectual Property Law Association and INTA, and is a master in the Boston IP American Inn of Court.

He is a fellow of the Litigation Counsel of America.

Mr Timbers has been named in the Best Lawyers in America list (2016-2021) and in the Super Lawyers list in the practice area of IP litigation in Massachusetts (2004 to 2020). In 2018 he was also named one of the Top 100 Attorneys in Super Lawyers’ New England list.

Professional associations

  • BBA
  • BPLA
  • INTA

Sample client list

  • Eastern Bank
  • Exergen Corporation
  • Harvard University
  • Med-El

Firm details

Sunstein LLP
100 High Street
Boston MA 02110
United States

Contact details

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