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• Temple University School of Law, Juris Doctor, 2001
• Drexel University, B.S., Electrical Engineering, 1981


• Caesar Rivise, LP, 2006-2016
• Duane Morris, LP, 2001-2005
• Judicial Extern, 3rd Circuit Court of Appeals, 2000-2001


• Pennsylvania
• New Jersey
• U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
• Not Admitted in Virginia


• Philadelphia Intellectual Property Law Association
• Art Watch International

Nicholas M. Tinari, Jr.

Nick Tinari is a registered patent attorney, whose practice comprises many aspects of intellectual property law, including procuring, enforcing, licensing, analyzing and challenging patents and copyrights on behalf of individuals, small businesses, research institutions and multinational corporations. Nick has in-depth experience in patenting in the electronics, imaging, telecommunications and software fields as well as in medical devices and the mechanical arts.

Prior to his legal career, Nick was a lead design engineer and consultant at companies including Litton Industries, Eaton Corporation and Spitz Space Systems. His engineering experience focused on system design and coding for microprocessor-based instrumentation for military and commercial aircraft, inertial navigation, ships’ radar displays, emergency locator beacons and servo motor controls.

A lifelong student of the arts, Mr. Tinari is featured in the full-length documentary, The Art of the Steal, about the battle to uphold the will of the founder of the Barnes Foundation, formerly located in Merion, Pennsylvania.

Prior to joining Snyder, Clark, Lesch & Chung, LLP, David was an attorney with Caesare Rivise, LP as well as Duane Morris, LP.