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Williams S. Dixon



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Williams is an intellectual property litigator with a technical background in biochemistry. He focuses his practice on patent litigation and Section 337 cases in the International Trade Commission. Williams was a Summer Associate at Mintz in 2018.

During law school, Williams was a managing editor of the American Journal of Law & Medicine and was selected to represent BU Law in the Oxford International Intellectual Property Moot competition. He also served as a summer intern with the Veterans Legal Clinic at Harvard Law School’s Legal Services Center, where he worked for the clinic’s Estate Planning Project.

Prior to attending law school, Williams worked for and managed a legal research project at the University of Michigan Law School. In that role, he supervised eight undergraduates and analyzed the effects of state probate laws on testamentary decisions.

While earning his undergraduate degree, Williams was a member of a graduate research group focused on using single molecule fluorescence techniques to study RNA. In 2013, he received the James E. Harris Scholarship to fund his summer research.


  • Boston University School of Law (JD, Intellectual Property & Information, with honors)
  • University of Michigan (BS, Biochemistry and History)


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The Trademark Modernization Act Establishes New Trademark Cancellation Procedures

January 12, 2021 | Blog | By Michael Graif, Williams Dixon

On December 27, 2020, the Trademark Modernization Act of 2020 (“the Act”) became law as part of the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2021. 
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