Law360 senior reporter Bill Donahue writes about intellectual property litigation, regulation, and legislation, and serves as the legal news site’s resident expert on copyright and trademark law, as well as the media and entertainment industry.
With bylines such as Beyoncé’s sampling of video clips for her song "Formation," the launch of a law firm focused on fighting trademark "bullies," and the feature "How BigLaw Finally Learned to Try Pot," Bill has become a trusted and engaging resource for attorneys, business leaders, and government officials looking to stay on top of the legal landscape, as well as general readers with an interest in the law.
In addition to breaking news and in-depth analysis, Bill writes “Brand Battles,” a popular weekly roundup of the most significant developments at the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office's Trademark Trial and Appeal Board. He also co-hosts Law360's weekly podcast.
Bill joined Law360 in January 2012. He earned a B.A. from Fordham University in history and journalism.