William Z. Louden

William Z. Louden

Senior Associate

William Louden focuses his practice on patent and business disputes before the USPTO, district courts, and Federal Circuit. He represents small businesses to Fortune 500 companies, both domestic and foreign. His technological experience is vast, having litigated patents and trade secrets directed to medical devices (e.g., spinal cord stimulators, transcatheter heart valves, endometrial ablation devices), computer networks, music sharing software, telecommunications networks, maritime thrusters, commercial lawnmowers, and more. Mr. Louden has firsthand experience with all aspects of litigation, including initial strategic assessment, drafting discovery, claim construction, and summary judgment motions, taking and defending depositions, examining witnesses, trial, drafting appellate briefs, preparing for oral argument, and negotiating settlements. Mr. Louden also has experience managing complex, multi-jurisdictional disputes. Prior to attending law school, Mr. Louden worked for a biopharmaceutical company where he manufactured biologic medicines in the area of oncology. 


  • JD, William & Mary Law School, 2013, summa cum laude, Order of the Coif
  • BS, Physics, Tufts University, 2008
  • District of Columbia
  • Virginia
  • US District Court, Eastern District of Texas

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