Nicholas M. Tinari



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.  Nick has in-depth experience with patents in the electronics, imaging, telecommunications and software fields, as well as in medical devices and the mechanical arts.

Previous Work and Industry Experience

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.

Life Beyond Law

A lifelong student of the arts, Nick 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.




Nick has extensive experience in technologies such as:

  • Analog and digital electronics
  • Imaging
  • Telecommunications and software
  • Servo systems
  • Actuators and sensors
  • Optical
  • Electromagnetic and piezo-electric transducers 

Professional/Civic Affiliations

Professional Affiliations

  • Philadelphia Intellectual Property Law Association

Community Involvement

  • Art Watch International


Temple University School of Law, J.D
Drexel University, B.S., Electrical Engineering


  • Pennsylvania
  • New Jersey
  • U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
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