As an attorney, Timothy Trainer focuses on intellectual property issues and has been engaged in that work since the 1990. Living in the DC area, he has worked in government agencies and in the private sector. His work has taken him to about 60 countries around the world. He has worked with international organizations such as INTERPOL, UN's Economic Commission for Europe and, as a former attorney with the US Patent and Trademark Office, represented the US at meetings of the World Intellectual Property Organization.
In 2020, a South Korean movie, Parasite, won the Oscar for best picture. Being a South Korean production, it had an Asian cast. This begs the question, what about our Asian-American actors and actresses and their opportunities in today’s films that are American made?