Timothy B. Yoo is Partner at Bird Marella where he specializes in technology and intellectual property disputes. Timothy has rapidly become a go-to trial counsel for helping companies resolve their most complex commercial matters involving patents, trademarks, digital media and design copyrights, and trade secrets. In 2016, he was named one of the “Top 40 Under 40” lawyers in California by the Daily Journal, and in 2018, he was recognized by Benchmark Litigation on its “Under 40 Hot List” of top attorneys in the U.S.
Fluent in Korean, Timothy co-heads Bird Marella’s Korea Practice and is a member of the firm’s Entertainment Practice Group, where he specializes in advising entertainment and technology companies on defending and asserting their intellectual property rights in the US. He also advises domestic and multinational companies on all aspects of commercial and business disputes, including trials and appeals in state and federal courts.
From 2013 to 2015, he was the Senior Litigation Counsel at CJ Entertainment & Media and was previously a Senior Associate at WilmerHale. He earned his Bachelor of Science from the California Institute of Technology and a J.D. from University of California, Berkeley School of Law.