Bill is an accomplished, business-minded, lawyer with robust experience in all aspects of Intellectual Property law, and several years’ experience working in an in-house and private practice capacity.
Commercial; Intellectual Property; Litigation; Regulatory Law
Former firms & in-house roles:
Osler, Bereskin & Parr LLP; Merck Generics; Viventia Biotech Inc.
Bill is a resourceful and solutions-oriented lawyer, who exemplifies these stellar qualities in all his work, demonstrably when he provided ongoing representation of a global eyewear manufacturer in trademark opposition proceedings. Bill’s creative and persevering nature allows him to stand out within the various regions of his legal expertise.
This expertise includes the prosecution of patents, trademarks, and industrial designs, as well as infringement and validity assessments. He also has experience with patentability and trademark registration assessments. Bill can assist with licensing, trademark opposition, and expungement proceedings; and has represented plaintiffs and defendants in copyright and trademark infringement proceedings in federal court.
- McGill University (LL.B.) 1984
- McGill University (B.C.L.) 1983
- McGill University (MS.c.) 1981