Bill’s professional experience as an engineer helps him to assess mechanical inventions and effectively draft and prosecute patents. Before becoming a patent attorney, he worked as a Machine Automation Design Engineer, where he designed and manufactured OEM automated packaging machinery for the food service disposal industry. Bill also worked as an HVAC Retro-Commissioning and Design Engineer, where he inspected, evaluated, and designed HVAC systems for government facilities and military bases.
As an associate at Meunier Carlin & Curfman LLC, Bill works closely with corporate, university, and individual clients to protect their intellectual property rights. Bill has experience preparing and prosecuting patent applications in a variety of technologies, such as automotive safety, medical devices, fluid flows, construction, additive manufacturing, HVAC, electric motors, and controls.
Bill received his law degree from the University of Memphis School of Law and has a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from Virginia Tech. When he’s not working, Bill enjoys woodworking, cooking, and spending time with his wife and son.