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Biography

Bill helps acquire and defend intellectual property assets. He prepares and prosecutes patent application for a wide variety of domestic and international clients before the United States Patent and Trademark Office. While practicing generally in the mechanical arts and developing skills related to medical device patents, Bill draws on his prior experience as a Chief Engineer. He is well versed in internal combustion engines, hydraulic systems, pneumatic systems, steam systems, refrigeration systems, and electrical systems. Bill also has engineering and technical experience in technologies including medical devices and industrial vehicles. 

In addition, Bill has experience in a broad range of admiralty and maritime matters. Bill is a licensed Chief Engineer and Riverboat Captain with 25 years of experience in the maritime industry which gives him a full understanding of his maritime client’s needs. Prior to joining Frost Brown Todd, Bill was a Port Engineer for a riverboat excursion company.

Other Info About Bill

Education

Bar Membership

Bill is licensed to practice in the following state:

Ohio, 2018

U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, 2019

Courts

Bill is admitted to practice before the following courts:

The Supreme Court of Ohio

United States Patent and Trademark Office

Professional Affiliations

Professional Affiliations & Memberships

Ohio State Bar Association

Cincinnati Bar Association

Cincinnati Intellectual Property Law Association

Salmon P. Chase Inn of Court

Maritime Law Association of United States

South Eastern Admiralty Law Institute

Passenger Vessel Association

USCG Exam Group (Engine)

USCG Exam Group (Deck)