Daniel V. Williams

Special Counsel

Williams, Daniel V.

Daniel Williams’ practice focuses on advising clients with intellectual property matters, obtaining patent protection and intellectual property litigation. Mr. Williams provides strategic counseling regarding patent protection, validity, and procurement of intellectual property. With respect to prosecution, Mr. Williams has written patent applications in a wide range of technology areas including: micro-mirror devices, electrochemical cells, mobile communications, networks, and other electrical and mechanical devices.

Mr. Williams has experience arguing in front of the Patent Trial and Appeal Board. In addition, Mr. Williams has assisted with all aspects of IP litigation including discovery, claim construction and motions practice, and trial work.

Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Williams was an attorney in the electrical/mechanical group of a firm in Washington DC. He also worked for IBM, Microelectronics Division, before he attended law school. As an engineer, Mr. Williams supervised production of printed circuit boards and developed processes for increasing manufacturing efficiency.

Publications & News


May 23, 2017

WilmerHale Earns Win for Unified Patents at PTAB

WilmerHale achieved a significant victory on behalf of Unified Patents Inc. when the Patent Trial and Appeal Board issued its final written decision in Unified Patents Inc. v. American Vehicular Sciences, LLC, holding unpatentable all challenged claims of US Patent [No.] 9,043,093.

May 9, 2017

WilmerHale Helps Unified Patents Earn Win at PTAB Against Nonend Inventions

The Patent Trial and Appeal Board issued a final written decision in Unified Patents Inc. v. Nonend Inventions, NV, invalidating all claims of US Patent 8,090,862, owned and asserted by Nonend Inventions, NV.

January 4, 2013

WilmerHale Announces the Elevation of Partners and Special Counsel

We are pleased to announce the elevation of our new partners and special counsel in 2013.

July 1, 2011

DC Bar Honors WilmerHale with 2011 Frederick B. Abramson Award

Professional Activities

Mr. Williams is a member of the Intellectual Property Owners Association (IPO) and the American Intellectual Property Law Association (AIPLA).


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JD, Franklin Pierce Law Center, 2000

BSME, with Honors, Rochester Institute of Technology, 1996

Bar Admissions

District of Columbia

United States Patent and Trademark Office

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