William E Nowakowski

William E Nowakowski

William E Nowakowski is of counsel to the Buffalo, New York law firm of Magavern Magavern Grimm LLP and upon admission to the Patent bar he plans, with a biology background, to redirect to his practice to patent and trademark law. His current practice areas include litigation, commercial, real estate, and debtor/creditor relations. Mr. Nowakowski previously was in private practice in Buffalo and Washington, DC. His experience includes having served as outside counsel to the Erie County Department of Social Services and formerly was District Tax Attorney for the New York State Department of Taxation and Finance. Mr. Nowakowski is admitted to practice in all New York State Courts as well as the U.S. District Court for the Western District. In addition, he is admitted to practice in the United States Court of Appeals, Second Circuit and District Court for the District of Columbia.


Posts by William E Nowakowski


A STEPP In the Right Direction: A review of the PTO Stakeholder Training on Examination and Practice and Procedure (STEPP)

Hands on exercises were part of the program. In reading and understanding a patent application, materials were provided how examiners learn to break down an application in …

Reflections of the Patent Bar Exam

Recently I took and passed, on my second attempt, the United States Patent & Trademark Office Registration (bar) Exam. It is a daunting experience but manageable with some …
By William E Nowakowski
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