European Patent Attorney
Registered U.S. Patent Agent
Technical Expertise: Cell Biology, Molecular Biology, Microbiology, Immunology
William Thomann is admitted to practice at the European Patent Office and the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office and his area of practice is in the field of biotechnology, with an emphasis on cell and molecular biology, microbiology and immunology.
William studied Microbiology and Immunology at the University of Rochester, and after graduation researched adenoviral insertional genetics at the University of Cologne as a recipient of the Rochester-Cologne Fellowship. Following his studies in Cologne, William attended SUNY Stony Brook and researched differential transcriptional control at Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory.
Prior to joining firm “Zwicker Schnappauf & Partner Patentanwälte PartG mbB”, William worked in New York City at two of the leading patent law firms in the United States and subsequently for the Munich office of a leading European patent law firm. During this time, William was heavily involved in the drafting and prosecution of patent applications, in reexamination, reissue, and appeal proceedings before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, as well as in examination, opposition, and appeal proceedings before the European Patent Office.