William R. Schmidt, II

Senior Attorney

Direct 781-697-2213
Fax 781-622-5933
Waltham, MA

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

Bill enjoys hiking and camping with his family. He is also an enthusiastic, if not particularly talented, cook.

  • Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, J.D.
  • Virginia Tech, M.S.
  • Virginia Tech, B.S.
  • U.S. Patent & Trademark Office
  • New York Bar
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