William Gaede - McDermott Will & Emery LLP
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William Gaede

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2007
Phone: 650-815-7435

Client Comments

"Bill is sharp, skilled, experienced and a highly effective client relations manager. He is a "go to" professional for us on patent litigation matters and at the top of my referral list."

-Grant Bryce
Vice President Corporate Development and Senior Legal Advisor
Isis Pharmaceuticals

"Bill Gaede has an immense amount of experience in biotechnology litigation, and a gift for identifying the strengths and weaknesses of each argument. With clients, he is direct and honest, and thereby inspires trust and confidence. With opposing counsel, he is ethical and rigorous. He is a good person to have on your side."

"Bill Gaede is that rare combination of an outstanding litigator and business advisor. He always takes the time to understand the business context of any problem you bring to him, making sure that the proposed way forward is not only legally sound, but serves the client's business objectives."

"I highly recommend Bill Gaede (MWE, Menlo Park) as he brings expertise, honest and direct client communication, and a sense of humor to a stressful, expensive, and complex process. He is very flexible about adopting a strategy that is both appropriate for the case and the client's budget. His support staff is also very professional and responsive."

-Kathleen Determann
Sr. Corporate Counsel
Genomic Health

Office Location

275 Middlefield Road, Suite 100
Menlo Park, CA 94025
United States

Lawyer of the Year Awards

2017 Lawyer of the Year in Biotechnology Law of the San Jose Metro Area
William Gaede has earned a Lawyer of the Year award for 2017!

Practice Areas

Biotechnology Law (Litigation)
Litigation - Intellectual Property
Litigation - Patent
Patent Law