Bill Galliani

Senior Counsel

William S. Galliani focuses his practice on counseling clients in connection with legal issues associated with complex electronic and software technologies. For over 30 years, his practice has been devoted to advising Silicon Valley companies regarding intellectual property portfolio development and enforcement.

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  • Santa Clara University School of Law

  • Northwestern University
    BS, Electrical Engineering

  • Northwestern University
    BA, English

Admissions & Credentials


Registered to practice before the United States Patent & Trademark Office (USPTO)


  • American Bar Association

Rankings & Accolades

    Best Lawyers in America: Intellectual Property Litigation, Patent Law and Technology Law

    Best Lawyers in America: Patent Lawyer of the Year (2013, 2022)

    Daily Journal: 25 Leading Patent Portfolio Managers (2009)