2000, Maryland; registered to practice before USPTO
2000, University Of Baltimore School Of Law, J.D.
1982, University of Virginia, M.S., Chemical Engineering
1980, Loyola College, B.S., Chemistry
William R. Reid is an intellectual property attorney with over fifteen years’ experience serving clients in the areas of chemicals, polymers, catalysts and chemical processes. Prior to joining Dilworth IP in January 2011, Bill was senior counsel at LyondellBasell Industries in Newtown Square, PA, where he provided support to various business units in agreement preparation and negotiation, patent drafting and prosecution, trademark prosecution, and client counseling and education. Such expertise, combined with years of industry experience as a chemical engineer at Exxon and W.R. Grace, allows Bill to bring to bear a practical, business-savvy approach to intellectual property related issues facing clients operating in a competitive business climate.
Bill’s fields of technology include polypropylene and polyethylene polymers, catalysts and processes for their preparation, and applications for their use; liquid/liquid, liquid/solid and solid/solid separation processes; and petrochemical manufacturing processes such as fluid catalytic cracking, aromatics recovery, phthalic anhydride production, partial oxidation and hydrofining.