William B.B. Smith

Bill Smith has more than 25 years of experience handling commercial and intellectual property litigation, with a primary focus on patent, trademark, copyright, advertising, and unfair competition matters.

Over the course of his career, Bill has twice represented the successors-in-interest to author Margaret Mitchell in copyright litigation that established and adjudicated the scope of sequel rights in the novel Gone With the Wind. His copyright practice also embraces commercial disputes over the design of consumer products as well as infringement claims involving computer software and related compliance audits. [1]