As an associate with the firm, Bill Samore focuses his practice on preparing and prosecuting U.S., foreign and international patents in numerous technical areas. His prosecution practice involves electrical, mechanical, software, artificial intelligence, telecommunications, blockchain technology, and other computer-related technologies.
Bill is well-versed in the patent prosecution process including drafting and prosecuting patent applications. He has conducted numerous examination interviews at the United States Patent and Trademark Office. He has also worked with many inventors to protect their works.
Strong communication skills and understanding of prosecution have helped Bill achieve success in the issuance of patents. Prior to law school, Bill worked at a Navy contractor, where he wrote the technical manuals involving the operation and maintenance of the vast electrical systems onboard U.S. nuclear-powered naval ships.
- Case Western Reserve University (J.D.)
- University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign (B.S.)
- Electrical Engineering
- U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
- U.S. District Court, Northern District of Ohio
Publications and Presentations
- “Artificial Intelligence and the Patent System: Can a New Tool Render a Once Patentable Idea Obvious” Syracuse Law Review, Vol. 29, Fall 2013
- "Artificial Intelligence and the Patent System: Can a New Tool Render a Once Patentable Idea Obvious" was also included in the Research Handbook on the Law of Artificial Intelligence (Edward Elgar Publishing, 2018)
Community and Professional Involvement
- American Bar Association (ABA)
- Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)
- Eta Kappa Nu Electrical and Computer Engineering Society