Bill provides strategic patent counsel to clients in the chemical, pharmaceutical, and medical device areas. With a Ph.D. in Organic Chemistry and more than 20 years of experience in pharmaceutical research, he brings a wealth of scientific expertise to his patent prosecution, counseling, and opinion practice.
Clients rely on Bill’s insight and counsel to successfully translate their innovation into intellectual property assets. His background and experience as an inventor on 50 U.S. patents allow Bill to create tailored solutions for clients in the intersecting realms of law, science, and technology.
He provides advice on the full spectrum of patent portfolio management, including: patent prosecution and drafting; global patent portfolio management; counseling on infringement and validity, freedom-to-operate, patentability analysis, and due diligence investigations; development of design around strategies; and prior art search and analysis.
Bill has deep experience with the following technologies:
- Small molecule drugs
- siRNA and delivery vehicles
- Pharmaceutical formulations
- Immune oncology treatments
- Bone regeneration treatments
- Refrigerants and propellants
- Medical devices
Prior to entering firm practice, Bill spent nearly 20 years working in research and patent roles for Abbott Laboratories, a global healthcare company.