William P. Smith

Of Counsel
Harrisburg, PA
100 Pine Street | Harrisburg, PA 17101
T 717.237.5260
F 717.260.1745

Bill practices in the Intellectual Property Group and Patent Division.

His practice involves prosecution and enforcement of patents, trademarks and copyrights in the United States and internationally. Bill has represented a variety of technology companies in securing patent protection for inventions in the electrical, mechanical and computer hardware and software fields.

He also has experience in licensing software and patented technology, drafting infringement opinions and litigation. Bill has designed electrical systems for mining, manufacturing and computer facilities.

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Memberships and Affiliations

  • Registered professional engineer
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  • University of Pittsburgh, B.S.E.E., 1977
  • Duquesne University School of Law, J.D., 1987

Bar Admissions

  • Pennsylvania, 1987
  • U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, 1990

Court Admissions

  • U.S. District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania, 1987
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, 2003
  • U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania, 2006
  • United States Patent and Trademark Office