William J.  McNichol

William J. McNichol

Adjunct Professor

Contact Information

V: (856) 225-6375
F: (856) 225-6516
mcnichol@camden.rutgers.edu


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Courses Recently Taught

Biography

            Prof. McNichol has been a member of the adjunct faculty since 2000.  He brings to the classroom his experience as a leading member of the Intellectual Property bar for 30 years.  He has represented clients in patent, trademark, trade secret, and copyright cases in trial courts nationwide, and in the court of appeals.  He has lectured throughout Europe, South America, Asia, and the United States on the acquisition and enforcement of intellectual property rights.

            Prof. McNichol is a member of the bars of New York, Washington, the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office, and the Canadian Intellectual Property Office.  He has been listed as one of the Best Lawyers in America 2006 – 2013, and one of Chambers Leading Lawyers for Business USA 1996 – 2013.

            Prof. McNichol represented clients in a number of prominent cases, including:

Administrators of the Tulane Educational Fund v. Ipsen Pharma, S.A.S., 826 F.Supp.2d 263 (DDC 2011)

Administrators of the Tulane Educational Fund v. Ipsen Pharma, S.A.S., 771 F.Supp.2d 32 (DDC 2011)

Prasco, LLC v. Medicis Pharmaceutical Corp., 537 F.3d 1329 (Fed Cir 2008)

DUSA Pharmaceuticals, Inc. v. New England Compounding Pharmacy, Inc., 232 F.R.D. 153 (D. Mass 2005)

Perricone v. Medicis Pharmaceutical Corp., 432 F.3d 1368 (Fed Cir 2005)

Perricone v. Medicis Pharmaceutical Corp., 267 F.Supp.2d 229  (D. Conn 2003)

Perricone v. Medicis Pharmaceutical Corp., 539 F.Supp.2d 571 (D. Conn 2008)

Amgen Inc. v. U.S. Intern. Trade Com'n, 902 F.2d 1532, (Fed Cir 1990)

Hodosh v. Block Drug Co., Inc., 833 F.2d 1575 (Fed Cir 1987)

Hodosh v. Block Drug Co., Inc., 790 F.2d 880 (Fed Cir 1986)

Hodosh v. Block Drug Co., Inc., 786 F.2d 1136 (Fed Cir 1978)

Kloster Speedsteel AB v. Crucible Inc.,  793 F.2d 1565  (Fed Cir 1986)

 

 Education:

J.D.      Villanova University   1983

MS      Villanova University   1979

BS       Villanova University   1977

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