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Background

Nicole Williams is a litigation associate in Fish & Richardson’s San Diego office. Ms. Williams’ practice emphasizes patent litigation and she has experience with various technologies, including DNA sequencing, pharmaceutical compounds, and medical devices. While attending law school, Ms. Williams served as a judicial extern for the Honorable Sharon Johnson Coleman of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinios.  ​

Education

J.D., Northwestern University School of Law 2013
Northwestern Journal of Technology and Intellectual Property​, Supervising Note and Comment Editor​​
​cum laude


B.S., University of California, Berkeley 2010
Bioengineering
​Emphasis in Cellular and Tissue Engineering

Admissions

  • California 2013
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California
  • U.S. District Court for the Central District of California

Memberships & Affiliations

​Women's Intellectual Property Law Association

San Diego Intellectual Property Law Association​​

Other Distinctions

Selected Publications

"Has Patent Reform Really Hurt the Patent Trolls?" Inside Counsel, May 2015. 

"Supreme Court Continues to Narrow Patent Protection Scope," Kaye Scholer Emerging Trends​, June 2014. 

"Competing Policy Issues at Stake in the Supreme Court’s Review of Akamai v. Limelight," Kaye Scholer Emerging Trends, May 2014. 

"Greed is Good, For Patients: How Biotechnology Industry Saves Lives, One Gene Patent at a Time," Northwestern Journal of Technology and Intellectual Property, January 2013. 

"Moleculary and Rheological Characterization of Equine Synovial Fluid," The Catalyst​, Spring 2010. 

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