William Pieprz*

William Pieprz

Partner

bpieprz@gbpatent.com

Firm Practice Areas/Practice Groups

Asian
Software, Computer, Electrical and Telecom
Mechanical
USPTO Petitions, Appeals and Special Procedures

Experience

USPTO Patent Examiner – 1972-1989
USPTO Board of Appeals Law Clerk – Hon. Joseph Williamowsky – 1977
USPTO Special Activities:
• Developed Agents/Attorney Exam at Committee on Enrollment and Discipline
• Trained New Examiners at Patent Academy
Patent Attorney – Greenblum and Bernstein, P.L.C. -1989-Present

Offices/Professional Activities

Lectures for Greenblum and Bernstein, P.L.C. seminars on the examination process and USPTO initiatives and recent developments
Lectured at USPTO to new examiners on various topics related to Patent Examination

Notable

Supervises prosecution in the mechanical and software, computer, electrical and telecommunications areas.
Supervises client trainees from Japan.

Education

City College of New York, B.Eng. in Mechanical Engineering (1969)
The City University of New York, M.Eng. in Mechanical Engineering (1972)
The Catholic University of America Columbus School of Law, J.D. (1977)

Bar Admissions

1978, Maryland
1989, USPTO
1999, District of Columbia