Intellectual Property I JUNE 11, 2020

Howard & Howard Welcomes William R. Hancock

Royal Oak, Mich., June 11, 2020 – Howard & Howard is pleased to announce the addition of attorney William R. Hancock to the firm. Billy joined Howard & Howard in 2015 as a full-time intellectual property intern while attending evening law school classes. He will remain in the firm’s Royal Oak office.

“I'm committed to obtaining the strong IP protection that businesses need for their most important innovations.”–William R. Hancock

Billy’s practice focuses on the development of clients’ intellectual property portfolios, encompassing a range of technologies. In addition, he advises clients regarding validity, infringement, and enforceability of patents including freedom to operate and patentability opinions.

Billy has worked with clients with significant market presence in the medical, automotive, and manufacturing industries. His technical experience spans the mechanical and electromechanical fields, with a special emphasis on electric vehicle technology. 

About Howard & Howard: 

With a history spanning over 15 decades, Howard & Howard is a full-service law firm with a national and international practice, providing legal services to businesses and business owners. More than 160 attorneys practice out of offices in Royal Oak, Michigan; Illinois (Chicago and Peoria); Las Vegas, Nevada; and Los Angeles, California. For more information, please visit

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