Bill chairs the firm’s Specialized Litigation Department and is a member of the firm’s Management Team and Policy Committee. He represents technology and other industry clients in patent litigation, licensing, and counseling on intellectual property matters. Bill has successfully litigated patent, trademark, and other intellectual property cases in federal courts and before the U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC). In addition to working in private practice, Bill previously served with the ITC as an attorney advisor to Judge Paul J. Luckern, an experience that helps Bill to provide clients with an inside perspective on the federal agency.
Bill litigates cases involving a wide range of technologies, including digital cameras, cellular phones, embedded microprocessors, e-commerce, web server, subsea equipment, telecommunications and networking, computer software, automotive components, laser and inkjet printers, memory devices, and fiber optics. Clients also turn to Bill to negotiate patent licenses and other agreements involving intellectual property.