Timothy A. Trost

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B.S., Albert-Ludwigs Universität Freiburg im Breisgau, Chemistry, 2014
M.S., Albert-Ludwigs Universität Freiburg im Breisgau, Materials Science: Crystalline Materials, 2016
J.D., University of Southern California Gould School of Law, 2021

Tim Trost is an associate in the Los Angeles office.  Tim joined Durie Tangri after working at Knobbe Martens LLP, where he focused on trade secret and ITC litigation, patent prosecution, and client counseling.

Tim attended law school at the University of Southern California.  There, he assisted in drafting cert-stage and amicus briefs as a member of Southern California’s Intellectual and Technology Law Clinic, and assisted Iraqi and Afghan nationals in applying for asylum as a coordinator for the International Refugee Assistance Project.  

Prior to law school, Tim earned a Bachelor’s degree in Chemistry and a Master’s degree in Crystalline Materials at the University of Freiburg im Breisgau.  His Master’s thesis focused on the production and characterization of synthetic diamonds for the electronics industry.  He then worked as a project and quality engineer at Azur Space, helping his team and customers prepare and launch satellite and landing systems to Mars and the icy moons of Jupiter.  In his spare time Tim enjoys rock climbing and playing with his Basenji-mix rescue dog, Roxy.