Veteran Patent Litigation Attorney William G. Todd Joins McKool Smith’s Expansion in New York

From: McKool Smith
Published: Wed May 14 2008

McKool Smith, P.C., is expanding its New York office and the firm’s intellectual property practice with the addition of veteran New York patent law attorney William G. Todd.

Mr. Todd, who joins the firm as a principal, brings more than 30 years of experience in ground-breaking intellectual property litigation. His arrival at McKool Smith is part of a major expansion of the firm’s New York office, which focuses on intellectual property litigation.

Mr. Todd’s broad experience in patent law includes representing many of the world’s leading pharmaceutical and consumer products companies. His extensive track record includes asserting and defending complex patent and intellectual property claims for industries including aviation and avionics, biotechnology, consumer products, cosmetics, diagnostic imaging, food and beverages, medical devices, packaging, pharmaceuticals, and telecommunications.

"Bill is truly a force in the intellectual property world," says firm co-founder Mike McKool. "Having him join our New York office is a huge step in our plans for expansion. We look forward to working with Bill and everything he brings to this firm."

Mr. Todd earned his law degree, with honors, from the Albany Law School of Union University after earning a degree in Chemical Engineering from Manhattan College.

"This is a great opportunity to be part of a well-respected intellectual property litigation firm while helping expand a national practice," says Mr. Todd. "I’m flattered and excited to be part of the team."

McKool Smith has more than 90 attorneys in Dallas, Austin, Marshall, New York and Washington, D.C., handling commercial and intellectual property litigation for national and international clients. The firm is recognized as one of the premier litigation law firms in the United States, having earned significant courtroom victories for clients such as American Airlines, BearingPoint, Ericsson, Electronic Data Systems, Lockheed Martin, Medtronic, Inc., and Sony Ericsson.

McKool Smith’s New York office is located at 399 Park Ave., Suite 3200, New York, NY 10022. The office can be reached at 212-402-9400 or toll free at 888-978-0212.
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