William E. Lyddane

William E. Lyddane

Partner

blyddane@gbpatent.com

Firm Practice Areas/Practice Groups

Mechanical
USPTO Petitions, Appeals and Special Procedures

Experience

USPTO Patent Examiner – 1973-1983 (Art Units 351, 357-mechanical)
USPTO Supervisory Patent Examiner – 1983-1986 (Art Unit 357-mechanical)
USPTO Administrative Patent Judge – 1986-1997
Patent Attorney – Greenblum & Bernstein, P.L.C. – 1997-Present

Notable

Regularly conducts quality control reviews of allowed patent applications.
Supervises prosecution of patent applications.
Coordinates new application filings.

Professional Associations and Memberships

Licensing Executive Society

Education

University of Virginia, B.S. in Mechanical Engineering (1973)
George Mason University School of Law, J.D. (1984)

Courts

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit
Virginia Supreme Court

Bar Admissions

1984, Virginia
1998, USPTO