William L. Warren
Corporate Counsel, Georgia Bio
Partner - IP Practice Group Leader, Eversheds Sutherland LLP
Bill Warren advises clients on strategic intellectual property issues primarily in the life sciences sector, but also in a number of other industries. The majority of his practice focuses on patents related to biotechnology, medical device and pharmaceutical inventions. Bill prosecutes patents, counsels clients on patent validity and infringement issues and prepares product clearance opinions and development strategies. He also negotiates technology transfer licensing agreements and conducts intellectual property due diligence. Bill protects patents, trademarks and copyrights and, when necessary, participates in litigating intellectual property issues. Bill currently leads Sutherland’s Intellectual Property Practice Group and is chair of the firm’s biotechnology & life sciences team.