USPTO Veteran Joins Woodcock Washburn

Law360, New York (September 17, 2007, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Intellectual property boutique Woodcock Washburn LLP has hooked a 33-year veteran of the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office who will help guide clients through appeals before the agency.

William F. Smith, a longtime administrative patent judge at the USPTO, joined Woodcock's Atlanta office on Sept. 8. He worked at the IP law firm Clements Walker for almost two years.

“Woodcock has an interesting mix of clients, and the firm and I felt it was a good fit — my background and their clients — especially at...
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