A Registered Patent Attorney, Bill’s practice focuses on patent prosecution, opinions, and related counseling. Bill advises clients on implementing strategies to protect their intellectual property, with an emphasis on the life sciences.
Bill works with a variety of clients including universities, research institutes, government agencies, Fortune 500 companies, and start-ups. He has extensive experience in patent prosecution of the biotechnology, chemical, nanotechnology and mechanical arts. Bill is also experienced in design patent and trademark prosecution.
Prior to joining Morse, Bill was an associate for a number of years at intellectual property boutiques in Washington DC, where he prepared and prosecuted applications in a wide range of subject matter for domestic and overseas clients. Prior to law school, Bill worked as a research specialist in a molecular immunology laboratory at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine.
Panelist, Intellectual Property: The Ins and Outs, TechSandBox
TC Heartland LLC v. Kraft Foods Group Brands LLC
List Mania: Top IP Developments of 2016
Verinata Health, Inc. and The Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University v. Sequenom, Inc.
Outside the office
Bill enjoys hiking and camping with his family. He is also an enthusiastic, if not particularly talented, cook.
News & Events
COVID-19 Resource Collection
September 14, 2021
USPTO Extends Some Patent and Trademark Deadlines
April 1, 2020
New Decade Begins with Elevations at Morse
January 6, 2020
Improved Forecast for IP Harvest
Gathering Seeds from USPTO Memo on Vanda
September 4, 2018
2017 Intellectual Property Year in Review
February 6, 2018