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William E. Sekyi

Of Counsel

William E. Sekyi has fourteen years of experience in intellectual property law and sixteen years of experience as an engineer. For seven years, he was with Fish & Richardson, P.C. in Washington D.C., where he managed patent litigation teams and was involved in patent prosecution and client counseling. Previously, he was an associate at Arnold & Porter, LLP.  As an engineer, he worked for companies such as Exxon, and for Mobil Oil, Shell, and Schlumberger Technical Services overseas in Ghana, Germany, Italy and Libya.

Mr. Sekyi is a 2002 graduate of Georgetown University Law Center.  He holds an M.S. in petroleum engineering from Louisiana State University, and a B.S. with honors in mechanical engineering from Imperial College, London University, in the U.K.


  • J.D., Georgetown University Law Center, 2002
  • M.S., Petroleum Engineering, Louisiana State University, 1995
  • B.S., with Honors, Mechanical Engineering, Imperial College, London University (U.K.) 1985

Bar Admissions*

  • District of Columbia
  • Registered Patent Attorney (USPTO)


  • “A Comparative Analysis of Enablement in the United Kingdom and the United States Based on Amgen Litigations” [2000/2001] 4 Bio-Science Law Review (2000)


*Not admitted in Tennessee