Timothy B. Donaldson

Timothy B. Donaldson

Washington, DC Phone: (703) 917-0000 ext 203 Fax: (703) 997-4905

Timothy B. Donaldson serves as the Managing Partner and head of the firm’s Bio/Pharmaceutical Practice Group. Mr. Donaldson provides legal counseling and services relating to the procurement and enforcement of intellectual property rights, focusing his practice in the biotechnological, pharmaceutical, and chemical arts. Mr. Donaldson has extensive experience in all aspects of patent law, including drafting and prosecuting patent applications; preparing opinions of counsel addressing patentability, infringement, enforceability, and inventorship; advising clients in developing worldwide patent portfolio and prosecution strategies; diligence, litigation; licensing; and interference practice. He has particular expertise in the areas of pharmaceuticals, monoclonal antibodies and related binding proteins, RNA interference, lipid delivery systems, vaccines, CRISPR, DNA and protein molecules, DNA expression vectors, microbiology, fermentation and cell culture methods, transgenic plants, yeast expression systems, drug screening, and diagnostic and therapeutic methods, including oncoimmunology.

Before joining MH2 Technology Law Group, LLP, Mr. Donaldson was a partner at Latimer Intellectual Property Law, LLP, and prior to that an attorney with Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner, for seven years.

Mr. Donaldson’s scientific background includes work in cellular and molecular immunology, parasitology, and viral-based gene expression in plants. He obtained a B.S. and M.S. in Biology from Wake Forest University and completed some doctoral work at Yale University before embarking on his legal career.

Bar Admissions:

  • Virginia
  • District of Columbia
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
  • Registered to Practice before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office

Education:

  • Juris Doctor, George Mason School of Law, magna cum laude
  • Master of Science, Biology, Wake Forest University
  • Bachelor of Science, Biology, Wake Forest University

Professional Affiliations:

  • American Intellectual Property Law Association
  • Intellectual Property Section of the Virginia State Bar
  • Federal Circuit Bar
  • Intellectual Property Owners Association