January 29, 2023

Volume XIII, Number 29

William C. Neer

William Neer’s practice encompasses patent litigation and prosecution in the areas of chemicals, cosmetics, plants, and pharmaceuticals.  

William worked as a summer associate at Finnegan, where he assisted with a variety of matters, including complex pharmaceutical patent litigation under Hatch-Waxman, proceedings before the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB), and patent prosecution.

During law school, William served as a judicial intern at the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit. He also interned for Unified Patents, LLC.

While completing his undergraduate degree, William was a research assistant in the Division of Plant Sciences, Christopher S. Bond Life Sciences Center. His research focused on chemical ecology; specifically, he examined whether insect feeding vibrations caused changes in levels of phytohormones and volatile organic compounds produced by plants.

Pro bono work is an important part of William’s practice. He has helped represent individuals applying for asylum.

Articles in the National Law Review database by William C. Neer