Chad Billings has practiced in the intellectual property field since 1998. Mr. Billings focuses in the area of electrical and mechanical technologies, and has experience in a wide range of technologies including semiconductors, wireless systems, database structures, image processing, video/audio data correction, encryption and storage, navigational devices, display platforms, MEMS technologies, software, general hardware devices, endoscopes and medical devices.

Mr. Billings’ practice encompasses a diverse range of intellectual property matters, including prosecution, rendering of opinions, post grant procedures litigation as well as the strategizing and procuring and licensing of patents directed to various industry standards.

Mr. Billings frequently lectures in the U.S., Europe and Japan regarding U.S. patent practice and strategies.

Prior to joining BSKB, Mr. Billings was a Patent Examiner at the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.

Mr. Billings enjoys the outdoors. He is an avid cyclist, competing in many cycling related events and also enjoys golf, soccer, hiking and fishing.

Speaking Engagements

    Current Speaking Engagements

    Previous Speaking Engagements

  • BSKB to present at FICPI’s “Connect, Share & Grow” series

    FICPI’s “Connect, Share & Grow” Webinar Series.

    September 30 2020
  • Claim Drafting and Amendment Workshop Under EP and US Practices

    2019 JPAA Workshop

    November 01 2019
  • JPAA Seminar

    JPAA

    November 01 2018
  • Japan Intellectual Property Association (JIPA) F8 Course

    JIPA

    October 25 2018

Articles

  • July 24, 2020

    Washington, D.C. NFL Team Loses Race to the Trademark Office: Does it Matter?

    by Michael. T Smith | IPWatchDog

    In surveys throughout the Washington, D.C. metro area, three possible replacement names have emerged as favorites among the fans: Warriors, Red Wolves, and Redtails. Armed with the knowledge of the name change and the relative popularity of the possible replacement names, two enterprising individuals have applied to obtain a federal trademark registration for the marks WARRIORS, WASHINGTON RED WOLVES, and WASHINGTON REDTAILS, respectively. Neither applicant appears to be connected to the owners of the Washington D.C. professional football team.

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  • July 10, 2020

    Could good intentions lead to future danger?

    by MaryAnne Armstrong, Ph.D. | LSIPR

    MaryAnne Armstrong, Ph.D. discusses the potential risks to IP rights with open-access to technology, medicines and devices in the fight against COVID-19 in the latest issue of LSIPR.

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Presentations