William E. Curry


William Curry has practiced patent law since 1998. Mr. Curry has handled all aspects of a patent's progress to allowance and issue, including developing and fleshing out an initial inventive concept, analyzing legal issues involved, drafting and filing a patent application, and prosecuting the application aggressively and efficiently to issuance as a patent. He has counseled clients on a wide range of matters, including, for example, patent application filing strategies, patent valuation, validity/invalidity, infringement/non-infringement and portfolio acquisition. He has been involved in patent reissues, interferences and reexaminations.

Prior to beginning his legal career, Mr. Curry also worked for a number of years in the computer industry, and was a systems analyst and systems engineer.


  • University of Maryland (Baltimore), JD (with honors)
  • University of Maryland (College Park), BS in Electrical Engineering

Technical Field

Mr. Curry has drafted and prosecuted patent applications in various technologies, including, for example, integrated circuit logic designs, computer processors, semiconductors, software, networks and mechanical devices.

Bar Admissions

  • Maryland
  • District of Columbia
  • U.S. Patent and Trademark Office


  • English