A patent attorney with a doctorate in pharmacy, Eric Williams works with clients to develop and safeguard their innovations. With particular skills in serving pharmaceutical companies, agricultural entities and university and research institutions, Eric delivers not only attention and responsiveness to client needs, but also helps clients properly manage patent portfolios.
Inventors, entrepreneurs and innovators consistently turn to Eric for advice on how to protect their ideas. Eric is skilled in preparing and prosecuting patent applications and has experience in managing extensive patent portfolios in the U.S. and abroad. Valued for his ability to quickly understand complex technologies and to retain extensive, detailed information, Eric has proven the ability to guide clients through challenges and to devise novel, practical approaches to problem-solving that align with technological goals and business strategies.
Eric advises on IP portfolio development and management, as well as IP-related diligence initiatives in mergers, acquisitions, and securities offerings. He counsels clients on domestic and international patent preparation and prosecution before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office and gives advice on patent landscape analyses. In addition, Eric prepares legal opinions regarding patent invalidity and noninfringement, and advises on academic-related technology transfers by assessing patentability, preparing patent applications, and applications to grant.
Articles in the National Law Review database by Eric E. Williams, Pharm.D.