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Bill Allison

Patent Agent

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Bill is a registered patent agent who focuses his practice on US and international patent prosecution, counseling clients on the patentability of innovations, competitive landscape analysis, and managing patent portfolios.

He has experience drafting and prosecuting patents in the areas of software, electrical engineering, computer science, mobile and wireless technologies, client-server and cloud computing architectures, IP and optical networking, biomedical devices, mathematics, data analysis, systems engineering, and life sciences.

Prior to joining Mintz, Bill was a patent agent in the Boston office of an international law firm, where he drafted patents, helped clients manage patent portfolios, and analyzed the patentability and valuation of innovations.

Bill previously worked for a mathematical computing software company, serving in program management roles before becoming a patent agent. He has also been a program manager for both an Internet security company and a technology R&D company. Earlier in his career, Bill served as a sergeant and research project manager with the US Army Research Institute of Environmental Medicine and a laboratory coordinator with the National Aeronautics and Space Administration.


  • Boston University (MS, Applied Anatomy and Physiology)
  • Georgia Institute of Technology (BS, Applied Biology)

Recognition & Awards

  • Certified Patent Valuation Analyst