William S. Gottschalk

William S. Gottschalk

E:  wgottschalk@cgolaw.com
P:  248.988.8685


“My practice focuses on preparing and prosecuting US and foreign patents in various areas including automotive, aerospace, defense and manufacturing technologies. I also advise clients on technology transfer and licensing issues, as well as provide intellectual property enforcement and defense.”


  • Patent Prosecution
  • Intellectual Property Business Strategy
  • Patent Portfolio Analysis
  • NDAs and IP T&Cs
  • Intellectual Property Litigation


  • Wayne State University Law School, J.D., cum laude, 1998
    • Law Review
    • The Order of the Coif
  • Kettering University, BSME, Mechanical Engineering, 1995


  • State Bar of Michigan
  • U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan


  • Board Chair, Trinity Community Care, 2016-2018
  • Board Member, Charity Inc.
  • President, Rochester Bar Association, 2014-2015