Bill Hollimon is a registered patent attorney and mediator. His practice focuses on patents, trademarks, and copyrights. Bill is an experienced litigator, and regularly appears in state and federal courts. He is also involved in administrative litigation at the state and federal levels.
Bill has has litigated patent, trademark, and copyright disputes, and has experience in other complex litigation including class actions and proceedings before the Florida Public Service Commission. He also assists clients in cancellation and opposition proceedings before the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board and in domain name disputes before ICANN. His mediation practice concentrates on complex commercial disputes and disputes involving intellectual property.
Hollimon also enjoys helping small businesses and start-ups think through all aspects of their business strategies, and is a regular speaker with Innovation Park's Entrepreneurial Excellence Program which provides legal advice to start-ups. He is a regular Faculty member for the Jim Moran Institute's Small Business Executive Program, and has periodically served as an adjunct Professor of Copyright Law at FSU College of Law. Hollimon was a member of Leadership Florida Class XXX, and served as an appointed member of the Florida Elections Commission from 2008-2011, including 2 years as Vice Chairman. Prior to beginning his legal career, Bill practiced as an engineer in the electric utility industry in Florida, Alabama, Georgia, and North Carolina.
Hollimon is admitted to practice before all Florida State Courts, all Florida Federal District Courts, the United States Court of Claims, the United States Patent and Trademark Office, and the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeal. Hollimon was recently appointed to serve on the City of Tallahassee's Independent Ethics Board.
Bill and his wife, Loranne Ausley live in Tallahassee with their 15 year old son, Will.