Bill Ferron has counseled leading Northwest clients on patent, trademark and copyright matters for more than thirty years, with an emphasis on strategic protection, licensing, dispute resolution, litigation, and mediation. He graduated cum laude from the University of Dayton School of Engineering (1978) and received a J.D. from the University of Washington (1981).
Bill has lectured on patent, trademark and copyright law at the University of Washington (1984-1995), has published numerous articles on intellectual property, and served as expert witness and Special Master in federal court disputes. Bill is a senior member of Seed IP and a former Managing Partner.
Bill is a member of Tau Beta Pi and is registered to practice in Washington State and before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. He is past president of the Washington State Patent Law Association and former director of the Washington Lawyers for the Arts. Bill is a member of the American Bar Association, the Washington State Patent Law Association, and the Seattle Intellectual Property American Inn of Court.