William E. Hilton

Partner

Bill is a scientist at heart who concentrates on logical legal analyses.  With Bill’s B.S. in electrical engineering and B.A. in computer science, Bill can speak the language of any technology entrepreneur as well as provide sharp legal advice.  Bill’s clients appreciate his deep understanding of the scientific, technological and legal principles underlying their inventions, which provides them with invaluable assistance in their efforts to leverage and protect their intellectual property.

 

Bill is a scientist at heart who concentrates on logical legal analyses.  With Bill’s B.S. in electrical engineering and B.A. in computer science, Bill can speak the language of any technology entrepreneur as well as provide sharp legal advice.  Bill’s clients appreciate his deep understanding of the scientific, technological and legal principles underlying their inventions, which provides them with invaluable assistance in their efforts to leverage and protect their intellectual property.

 

Background & Experience

Experience

Bill concentrates his practice in prosecuting electronic, electro-optic, and computer-related patent applications, along with technology licensing and trademark and copyright protection.  He also provides litigation-oriented services to enforce and protect the intellectual property rights of his clients and resolve their disputes.

Bill has published a number of scholarly articles in various patent-related journals. Bill was born in Hartford, Connecticut.

Education/Training

  • University of New Hampshire Law School, J.D., 1991
  • Tufts University, B.S., 1986
    Electrical Engineering
  • Tufts University, B.A., 1986 Computer Science

Memberships

  • American Bar Association
  • American Intellectual Property Law Association (AIPLA)
  • Boston Patent Law Association

Admissions

  • Massachusetts
  • Federal Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
  • U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
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Awards & Accolades
2020 New England Super Lawyers

The Super Lawyers selection process includes independent research of professional accomplishments, peer nominations and peer evaluations

2019 New England Super Lawyers
2018 New England Super Lawyers
2017 New England Super Lawyers