William L. "Will" Worden

William L. "Will" Worden

Pierce Atwood LLP

Recognized since 2010

Boston, Massachusetts

Practice Areas

Patent Law

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Will Worden has represented startups, 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 Chair of the firm's Intellectual Property & Technology Practice Group.

Will brings real-world experience to bear on the legal issues facing firm clients, using his background in agriculture, animal science, and IP to help identify and protect their intellectual property and to determine the best path to commercialization.

Will is partner-in-charge of Pierce Atwood's Boston office.

Contact & Links
  • 100 Summer Street
    Boston, MA 02110
  • Drake University, J.D., Order of the Coif, graduated 1991
  • University of Massachusetts Amherst, M.S. Resource/Agricultural Economics, graduated 1995
  • University of Massachusetts Amherst, B.S., Animal Science/Agricultural Economics, cum laude, graduated 1983
Bar Admissions
  • United States, Maine
  • United States, Massachusetts
  • Boston Bar Association - Member
  • Massachusetts Bar Association - Member
Court Admissions
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Maine

Pierce Atwood LLP
Headquarters: Portland, Maine

56 The Best Lawyers in America® awards

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Recognized in The Best Lawyers® in America 2023 for work in:
  • Patent Law
Special Focus:
  • Biotechnology
  • Licensing
  • Rated AV® Preeminent™ by Martindale-Hubbell.
  • The Best Lawyers in America® for Patent Law (2010-present)
Additional Areas of Practice:
  • Biotechnology and Life Sciences Practice
  • Copyright Law
  • Litigation - Intellectual Property
  • Litigation - Patent
  • Trademark Law

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