Becky A. Williams focuses her practice primarily on assisting clients with the identification, clearance, protection and policing of intellectual property. Ms. Williams is involved in all aspects of intellectual property portfolio management. Her practice includes counseling clients on the availability and registration of trademarks and service marks, and regularly prosecuting applications for registration before the United States Patent and Trademark Office. Ms. Williams also coordinates the acquisition and maintenance of foreign trademark registrations in numerous countries.
Ms. Williams’ experience includes drafting and negotiating contracts impacting and protecting clients’ intellectual property rights, including license agreements, assignments, releases and work made for hire agreements. In addition, she represents clients concerning software and technology licensing issues, including open source licensing.
Ms. Williams received her BA in political science and criminology from Marquette University. She earned her JD from DePaul University College of Law. She is admitted to practice in Illinois.