William L. Worden - Pierce Atwood LLP

William L. Worden

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2010

William L. Worden, partner in the Intellectual Property & Technology practice group, has represented start-ups, early stage, and public and private companies in connection with intellectual property and transactional matters for almost 20 years. Will was one of the pioneering attorneys on transactions involving animal cloning technologies and the commercialization of regenerative medicine technologies, including stem cell technologies. His clients include companies and institutions in a variety of technology industries, including life science and biotechnology, manufacturing, semiconductors, software, and information technology. Will is also the partner-in-charge of the firm's Boston office and served as Chair of the firm's Intellectual Property & Technology Practice Group from 2008-2012.

Drake UniversityJ.D.
American Intellectual Property Law Association Licensing Executives Society American Agricultural Law AssociationINTA (International Trademark Association) Massachusetts and Maine Bar AssociationsBoston Bar Association

Case History

Recent Experience

Representation of a major nonprofit organization and leader in international education and exchange in connection with data security issues and a major software transaction

Representation of a major paper packaging manufacture in connection with the negotiation and preparation of a software license for mission critical software

Representation of an internationally well-known nonprofit research institution in connection with a research collaboration and license agreement of potentially life-changing health care technology

Representation of an international semiconductor manufacturer in connection with a worldwide trademark/branding project

Representation of an investor group on the intellectual property aspects of the purchase of OTC pharmaceutical assets

Representation of client in a dispute involving a consulting arrangement for $1.5 million of services and deliverables and settlement to avoid litigation

Representation of a developer/manufacturer of a well-known orthopaedic device in a $50+ million asset sale and license transaction

Office Location

100 Summer Street, Suite 2250
Boston, MA 02110
United States

Practice Areas

Patent Law

Other Information

Gender: Male