For more than thirty years, William (Bill) H. Dippert has focused on helping individual inventors, universities, and pharmaceutical and medical device companies protect and enforce their domestic and international intellectual property rights. In addition, he has advised venture capitalists who invest in medical technology companies. Bill’s medical device, surgical device, and pharmaceutical clients span a broad array of technologies, including angioplasty, atherectomy, stents and stent delivery, endovascular devices, arthroscopic devices and treatments, ablation catheter systems, minimally invasive surgical equipment, drug delivery systems, and treatment of breast cancer, prostate cancer, and BPH.
Further, Bill has extensive experience in investor due diligence, portfolio evaluation, licensing matters, trademarks, copyrights, and the preparation of patent validity and infringement opinions. He also counsels clients regarding in-house intellectual property protection programs.