William Spencer, Ph.D., is a technology specialist and patent agent in Fish’s New York office.  Bill’s practice emphasizes small-molecule therapeutics and formulations.

Prior to joining the firm, Bill amassed 13 years of research experience in target- and methods-oriented synthetic organic chemistry across 12 diverse projects in both industrial and academic settings, including five years of research experience in the pharmaceutical industry. Bill prepares and prosecutes patent applications, conducts freedom-to-operate studies, conducts patentability searches and analyses, and performs additional functions to support the patent portfolios of a range of clients. In his free time, Bill enjoys exploring nature in the many parks throughout the Hudson Valley.

Professional associations

  • National Association of Patent Practitioners
  • American Chemical Society