Billy Killough

Billy Killough

Hellman & Yates Business, IP, Patent, Trademark Attorney
  • Patents, Business Law, Intellectual Property ...
  • South Carolina
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Biography

Bill Killough: Registered patent attorney. Litigator. Business counselor. Mediator. Teacher.

With more than 30 years of experience, Killough has participated in prosecuting more than 100 foreign patent applications and has obtained more than 300 United States patents for clients. In addition, he has filed more than 1,000 trademark applications with the United States Patent and Trademark Office. As a fellow of the Litigation Counsel of America, Killough is an experienced litigator.

Killough is certified as a mediator by South Carolina Supreme Court Arbitrator and Mediator Certification Board and prefers to mediate intellectual property disputes and commercial disputes.

Practice Areas
    Patents
    Patent Appeals, Patent Litigation, Patent Prosecution
    Business Law
    Business Contracts, Business Dissolution, Business Finance, Business Formation, Business Litigation, Franchising, Mergers & Acquisitions, Partnership & Shareholder Disputes
    Intellectual Property
    Trademarks
    Trademark Litigation, Trademark Registration
    Arbitration & Mediation
    Business Arbitration, Consumer Arbitration, Family Arbitration
Additional Practice Area
  • General Civil
Fees
  • Credit Cards Accepted
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
South Carolina
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4th Circuit
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Federal Circuit
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U.S. Supreme Court
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Languages
  • English
Professional Experience
Registered Patent Attorney, Business Attorney
Hellman & Yates
- Current
Member
Riley Pope & Laney, LLC
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Member
Barnwell Whaley Patterson & Helms LLC
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Education
University of South Carolina School of Law
J.D. (1979) | Law
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University of South Carolina - Columbia
MBA (1979) | Business Administration
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University System of Georgia - Georgia Institute of Technology
B.S. (1974) | Industrial Engineering
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Awards
Professional Associations
Litigation Counsel of America
Fellow
Current
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American Intellectual Property Law Association
Member
Current
Activities: Numerous committees
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Carolinas Patent, Trademark and Copyright Law Association
Member
Current
Activities: Former member of Board of Managers
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Charleston County Bar Association
Member
Current
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South Carolina Bar Association
Member
Current
Activities: Patent, Trademark and Copyright Committee
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South Carolina Public Service Commission Advisory Committee
Member
Current
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South Carolina State Bar
Member
- Current
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Publications
Articles & Publications
Federal Circuit Case Digest
Monthly contributor
Certifications
Certified Mediator
South Carolina Supreme Court Arbitrator and Mediator Certification Board
Websites & Blogs
Website
B.C. Killough
Blog
IP Legal News
Contact & Map
Hellman & Yates
105 Broad Street
Third Floor
Charleston, SC 29401
Telephone: (843) 577-9800
Monday: 8:30 AM - 5 PM
Tuesday: 8:30 AM - 5 PM
Wednesday: 8:30 AM - 5 PM
Thursday: 8:30 AM - 5 PM (Today)
Friday: 8:30 AM - 5 PM
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed