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B.C. Killough – Federal Circuit Bar Circuit Case digest contributor

B.C. Killough – Federal Circuit Bar Circuit Case digest contributor
October 27, 2016
October, 2016

Barnwell Whaley member attorney B.C. Killough selected as Federal Circuit Bar Circuit Case Digest contributor 

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Barnwell Whaley member attorney B.C. “Bill” Killough has been selected by the Federal Circuit Bar Association to prepare summaries of Federal Circuit patent decisions for the Circuit Case Digest, a monthly publication. Outlines of the case summaries may be found on the Barnwell Whaley law firm blog at and full case summaries may be viewed by logging into the Federal Circuit Digest website at

A registered patent attorney for more than 30 years, Killough has obtained more than 275 U. S. patents for his clients, participated in prosecuting more than 100 foreign patent applications and has filed more than 1,000 trademark applications with the United States Patent and Trademark Offices. He is an adjunct professor, teaching patent law, at the University of South Carolina School of Law and he also contributes to Thomson Reuters’ Practical Law Intellectual Property and Technology.

Killough is recognized as a Fellow with the Litigation Counsel of America, is listed in South Carolina Super Lawyers, and was named Lawyer of the Year by Best Lawyers in America for Charleston in 2015 for his work in corporate law, and named to the Best Lawyers list for his work in that area as well as for litigation – intellectual property. His law practice at Barnwell Whaley focuses on patent, trademark and intellectual property law matters and business cases.

Established in Charleston in 1938, Barnwell Whaley Patterson & Helms, LLC, represents and counsels businesses and professionals in both North and South Carolina, throughout the United States in Federal Court, and beyond. Widely respected for their work in complex litigation matters, the firm’s 18 members and associates focus on the areas of complex civil litigation defense, patents, trademarks and intellectual property, professional malpractice defense, construction law, business law, business immigration, immigration litigation and products liability defense. For additional information, visit .