Bill Christiansen

IAM Research

The Patent 1000 focuses exclusively on patent practice and has firmly established itself as the definitive 'go-to' resource for those seeking world-class legal patent expertise.

Highly recommended - Individuals: prosecution

Recommended - Individuals: transactions

With over 110 lawyers dedicated to patents internationally, Cooley has a well-resourced global patent group. It also maintains one of the best life sciences and medical device offerings in the United States, essential contributors to which are Seattle attorneys Bill Christiansen and Carol Laherty. Christiansen has an in-depth understanding of the business and competitive potential of patents, and shapes his strategic portfolio advice to maximise protection and opportunities for his clientele. Laherty shines as a global portfolio manager and strategist.

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