Partner at Lee & Hayes, PC
Bill Dyer has more than 20 years of IP experience, including extensive experience as lead counsel in patent, trademark and trade secret cases in US district courts and before the International Trade Commission. Beyond his litigation expertise, Mr Dyer leads large-scale IP due diligence studies, clearance studies and freedom-to-operate studies, and has negotiated the sale and licensing of significant IP assets.
Widely respected by bench and bar, he has accepted multiple appointments as special master in federal courts for issues including patent claim construction and discovery disputes. And as a former in-house IP counsel for a Fortune 100 company, Mr Dyer brings keen, business-oriented insight into strategic IP risk assessment, risk avoidance, growth and monetisation.
Mr Dyer is nationally recognised by Chambers and Managing Intellectual Property as a leader in the IP field. Outside the office, he teaches advanced trial advocacy skills as a faculty member of the National Trial Advocacy College at the University of Virginia School of Law. He is also a decorated combat veteran, and currently serves as a brigadier general in the US Army Reserve.