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Pillsbury Pillsbury Pillsbury
Pillsbury
Northern Virginia
1650 Tysons Boulevard
14th Floor
McLean, VA 22102-4856
Tel. +1.703.770.7777
Fax. +1.703.905.2500

Washington, DC
2300 N Street, NW
Washington, DC 20037-1122
Tel. +1.202.663.8057
Fax. +1.202.663.8007
Admissions
District of Columbia, State of Maryland, and Commonwealth of Virginia
Registered to practice before the United States Patent and Trademark Office
Education
LL.M., Intellectual Property and Antitrust Law, The George Washington University Law School, 1996
J.D./M.B.A., University of Baltimore School of Law, 1992
Editor-in-Chief, University of Baltimore Law Forum
B.S., Physical Sciences (Mechanical Engineering, Physics, Robotics), University of Maryland, College Park, 1986

Professionals

William P. Atkins

William P. Atkins
Partner

News
In the News
January 9, 2014
String of Recent Federal Circuit Rulings Affecting IP Practices
As mentioned in: Law360
In the News
September 4, 2013
New Lawsuit Questions Patent-Royalty Payments to University Faculty
As mentioned in: Bloomberg
In the News
In the News
In the News
June 5, 2013
President Obama Proposes Measures to Curb Lawsuits by Patent Trolls
As mentioned in: Law360, Daily Journal, The Verge
Press Release
In the News
May 13, 2013
Bill Atkins Comments on the CLS Bank Decision
As mentioned in: Law360
In the News
December 11, 2012
Pillsbury Honored at 11th Annual M&A Advisor Awards
As mentioned in: M&A Advisor
In the News
October 11, 2012
William Atkins Comments on Ruling for Federal Judges’ Pay
As mentioned in: Daily Journal
In the News
April 9, 2012
University of Kansas Wins Credit for NIH Cancer Research
As mentioned in: Bloomberg News
Press Release
November 7, 2011
Pillsbury Scores Big with 56 Tier 1 Rankings in 2011 U.S. News – Best Lawyers Survey
U.S. News Media Group and Best Lawyers name Pillsbury first “Law Firm of the Year” for Equipment Finance Law; Pillsbury’s Tier 1 and National Rankings more than double from 2010 survey results
Press Release
October 8, 2010
Pillsbury Helps Sirius XM Radio Quickly Defeat Patent Infringement Allegations in ITC Investigation
Decisive win spares company from high-profile flash memory patent fight
Press Release
October 8, 2010
Court Lauds Pillsbury for Defense of Atlas Copco in $200+M High-Stakes Patent Suit
Counsel ‘could not have achieved a better result’ says court, awarding $1M in attorney fees to Atlas Copco
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