Noah Tilton is a registered patent attorney who represents clients innovating in the electrical, software, insurance, financial, and sporting goods industries. He provides value to clients with a perceptive and balanced approach, informed by his graduate training in computer science, and more than a decade of combined practical computer programming and in-house legal experience. Noah handles his clients’ most complex patent procurement matters with dexterity and efficiency.
Since 2021, Noah has been selected for inclusion in the Illinois Rising Stars® lists, featuring outstanding young attorneys in the state.
Noah has experience in a wide range of technologies, including:
- Computer software, networks, and databases
- Software languages, frameworks, and architecture
- Cloud computing platforms and services
- Mobile application development
- Machine learning
- Natural language processing
- User interfaces
- Cryptocurrencies and blockchain
- Derivatives trading theory and applications
- Design and manufacture of firearms and shooting accessories
Background and Credentials
Prior to joining Marshall Gerstein, Noah worked as in-house patent and intellectual property counsel at a Midwestern software company serving the consumer, industrial, and educational markets. There, he collaborated with outside patent counsel to cultivate and advance patent prosecution matters; he also successfully litigated numerous alternative dispute resolution actions related to domain name trademark enforcement, counseled on free/open source licensing and compliance matters, and drafted end user licensing agreements for flagship product offerings. His previous experience includes work as a computer programmer and independent software consultant for Fortune 500 and startup companies. As a law student, he interned at the Free Software Foundation.
- University of Chicago (M.S.)
- Computer Science
- Chicago-Kent College of Law, Illinois Institute of Technology (J.D.)
- University of Illinois at Chicago (B.A.)
- English, Creative Writing of Poetry
- U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
Publications and Presentations
- "Patenting Software & AI Inventions," Co-Presenter, September 17, 2019.