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William R. Childs Patent Lawyer

Education

The College of William and Mary
B.S., Chemistry, May 1997

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Ph.D., Chemistry, December 2004

Chicago-Kent College of Law
J.D., May 2008

Admitted to Practice

U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO), 2008.

Illinois, 2008 (Retired)

District of Columbia, 2009

Massachusetts 2015 (Retired)

Texas, 2015

How I Help

I work to use my patent law expertise to help you achieve your business goals. I do this by scheduling a free consultation with you. During the free consultation, I ask you questions and listen to your answers, so that I can understand your unique situation.

While I cannot guarantee that my services are a good fit for your needs, why not call me to see if I can bring some value to what you are doing?

READY TO TALK? Call me direct at 832-621-0353 or email me to schedule a FREE, no obligation consultation.

Representative Activities

Chair of the American Intellectual Property Law Association (AIPLA) Food and Drug Committee
2014 – 2016

Houston Intellectual Property Law Association (HIPLA)
2015 – 2016

Vice-Chair of the AIPLA Food and Drug Committee
2013 – 2014

Past Chair of the AIPLA Biotechnology Committee Media Subcommittee
2012 – 2013

Selected Publications

“Greater than the sum of its parts: Patent Protection is available for combinations,” Westlaw Journal Pharmaceutical, Vol. 30, Issue 6, August 2014, pages 12-13.

Childs, W. R.; Nuzzo, R. G.; Motala, M.; Lee, K. J. “Masterless Soft Lithography: Patterning UVO Induced Adhesion on PDMS Surfaces,” Langmuir, 2005, 21, 10096.

Selected Speeches

“Patent Prosecution under the AIA,” AIPLA Practical Patent Prosecution Training For New Lawyers, August, 22, 2013.

“Patent Prosecution under the AIA,” AIPLA Practical Patent Prosecution Training For New Lawyers, August 7, 2014.

Representative Technologies

Adhesives
Biosensors
Cameras
Cement Carbides
Computer Programs
Detergents
Drug Delivery
Dyes
Glasses

Hydrogels
Lab-on-chip Devices
Lubricants
Magnetic Materials
Medical Devices
Microfabrication
Nanotechnology
Personal Care Products
Pharmaceuticals

Photolithography
Pigments
Polymers
Proppants
Proteins
Semiconductor Devices
Semiconductor Materials
Small Molecules
Wettability Modifiers

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