Raleigh, N.C. — Smith Moore Leatherwood is pleased to announce the addition of Erin C. Wills to the firm's intellectual property team in the Raleigh office. Wills' primary focus will be on opinion work, patent portfolio management, and preparation and prosecution of utility and design patent applications. Her experience includes preparing and prosecuting patent applications relating to materials science, chemistry, mechanical engineering, electrical engineering, telecommunications, computer networking, and computer hardware/software technology.
Wills is a member of the American Intellectual Property Law Association, Carolina Patent Trademark and Copyright Law Association, Durham County Bar Association, and North Carolina Bar Association. Additionally, she is a member of the Junior League of Durham and Orange Counties. Wills earned her bachelor's degree in Materials Science and Engineering, cum laude, from North Carolina State University, and a master's degree in Materials Science and Engineering from the University of Virginia. She received her law degree, summa cum laude, from North Carolina Central University School of Law. Prior to attending law school, Wills worked as an engineer in the nuclear products and semiconductor device industries.
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