Bill Cooper has nearly two decades of experience providing intellectual property services and counseling to inventors, startups and Fortune 500 companies. He is both a U.S. Patent Attorney and non-resident patent agent in Canada and has been regarded as a “Rising Star” by peer-based rating service Super Lawyers.
In 2009, Bill founded his own law firm, Cooper Legal Group, LLC, which he continues to run today. He has extensive experience with technology including computer hardware and software, search, semiconductor processing, medical imaging, communications, signal processing, circuitry, logic, lasers, ion implantation, automotive safety and mechanical and electro-mechanical technologies. He also has substantial experience managing international patent prosecutions and filings both into and out of the US. Bill routinely engages in invention harvesting sessions with clients to discern subject matter for patenting.
Bill is a member of the American Bar Association, the American Intellectual Property Law Association, the Ohio State Bar Association and the Cleveland Intellectual Property Law Association. He graduated cum laude from Ohio University with a Bachelor of Science in Electrical and Computer Engineering. He also received his MBA from OU before earning his Juris Doctor and Master of Taxation from the University of Akron.