William Abrams JD ’79 formerly of the San Francisco office of Steptoe & Johnson, has joined Foster Pepper. He will continue to practice in intellectual property, as well as trial and appellate work. Bill is a nationally recognized intellectual property and trial and appellate lawyer. He served as lead counsel in more than 100 patent, trade secret and other intellectual property cases since 2000, including trials, arbitrations and appeals in federal and state courts involving trade secrets, patent infringement, interference, false advertising, licensing, defamation, privacy and trademarks. Read more.