Timothy D. Snowden

Timothy D. Snowden

Patent Agent at Thompson Patent Law
  • Patents
  • United States Patent & Trademark Office
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Biography

With a background rooted in startups, small business, and entrepreneurship, Timothy Snowden is intimately familiar with the unique opportunities and challenges as individuals and small businesses launch innovative products. As a member of the Thompson Patent Law team, I provide representation before the United States Patent Office. We strive to help you understand your options, avoid pitfalls, and maximize your resources -- in time, money, and intellectual property.

We stay on the cutting edge of patent law developments, and work to help inventors and businesses build strong patent portfolios. With areas of experience spanning medical, biotechnology, agriculture and livestock, to automation, software, and mechanics, to industrial and consumer design, we can help you evaluate patentability, draft strong patents, and prosecute your application before the US Patent Office.

Whether you are in Temple-Belton-Killeen, College Station-Bryan, Georgetown-Round Rock-Austin, Waco, or across the state of Texas, we look forward to serving you.

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Developing innovations is an integral part of helping mankind fulfill their calling to glorify God as faithful stewards of His creation. Timothy Snowden strives to glorify God in working with inventors to develop their innovations through patent protection. He has enjoyed a wide range of experience in a variety of small and startup business environments, in both patents and product development/manufacturing. Timothy enjoys working with inventors to help bring their ideas to reality through patent protection.

Practice Area
    Patents
    Patent Appeals, Patent Litigation, Patent Prosecution
Video Conferencing
  • Microsoft Teams
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
United States Patent & Trademark Office
ID Number: 67404
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Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
Professional Experience
Director of Operations
Solid Rock Enterprises
- Current
Manage development projects, including in-house development, review, revision, testing and analysis, and patent application drafting and prosecution, in support of prototyping, fabrication, machining, 3D-printing and small-run manufacturing for product-based startups and R&D customers.
Principal and Patent Agent
Bold Ventures Patents
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Worked with inventors, startups, and companies across all of central Texas to help bring their ideas to reality through patent protection across biomedical, mechanical, tech, agriculture, chemical, and industrial sectors. Previously Solid Rock Design Co.
In-House Engineer & Prototyping Manager
Solid Rock Enterprises
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Development in support of prototyping services for startup companies and R&D customers.
Biomedical Engineer (contract)
medTG, LLC
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Product design, injection mold design, product prototyping.
Managing Research Engineer (contract)
CorInnova
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Led initial design/testing stage of commercial cardiac device in a startup medical device company.
Research Engineer
Texas A&M University, Dept. of Biomedical Engineering, Cardiac Mechanics Lab
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Testing & development of implantable cardiac device.
Patent Agent (contract)
BrazosValleyPatents
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Reviewing and drafting applications including equine veterinary device, petroleum refinement, and wastewater treatment and biofuel processes.
Technical Associate
Nelson & Associates Safety Engineering
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Education
Texas A&M University - College Station
Graduate Studies (2012) | Biomedical Engineering (Computational Mechanics emphasis)
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Course-work: Computational Fluid Dynamics, Numerical Analysis, Drug Delivery, Statistics in Research. Research: Development of novel non-invasive cardiac assist pump.
Honors: 4.0 GPR.
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Texas A&M University - College Station
B.S. (2010) | Biomedical Engineering
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Honors: Magna Cum Laude. University & Foundation Honors. Honors Undergraduate Research Fellow. Engineering Scholar. National Merit Scholar.
Activities: Alpha Eta Mu Beta (president, secretary). Tau Beta Pi. Biomedical Engineering Society.
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Texas A&M University - College Station
Minor (2010) | Mathematics
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Awards
Elected
Tau Beta Pi
Engineering honor society
Elected
Alpha Eta Mu Beta
Biomedical engineering honor society
National Merit Scholar
National Merit Scholarship Foundation
Professional Associations
Alpha Eta Mu Beta
President
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Activities: Secretary 2009 President 2010
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Biomedical Engineering Honor Society
Committee Chair
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Activities: Committee Chair 2009
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Publications
Articles & Publications
Selecting a Patent Professional
Bold Ventures Patents
Modulation of Diastolic Filling Using an Epicardial Diastolic Recoil Device
Journal of Medical Devices
Fact Sheet: Physics Calculations Related to Rotating Falling Objects
Nelson & Associates Safety Engineering
Speaking Engagements
Bootstrapping IP: Protecting Your Invention, Capital, and Cash Flow
Temple Health and Bioscience District
In the research-focused world of health and bioscience, inventors and startups often focus around the technology, product, or service they are bringing to the market place, and feel squeezed for time and money in pursuing patents and other intellectual property. However, patents are often a critical component of the success of medical-based startup companies. Presentation introducting what patents are, why inventors should plan for them, what innovations are patentable, best practices for protecting an invention, and creative techniques to protect an invention on a bootstrap budget.
Websites & Blogs
Website
Thompson Patent Law
Social Media
Contact & Map
Thompson Patent Law Offices PC
1320 Arrow Point Dr.
Suite 501 #142
Cedar Park, TX 78613
Telephone: (512) 649-1046
Cell: (512) 758-6617
Monday: 8 AM - 5 PM
Tuesday: 8 AM - 5 PM (Today)
Wednesday: 8 AM - 5 PM
Thursday: 8 AM - 5 PM
Friday: 8 AM - 5 PM
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed