Attorney William G. Pagán Has Earned CIPP/US Certification

Coats & Bennett Patent Attorney and Co-Owner William G. Pagán has earned the ANSI-accredited Certified Information Privacy Professional/United States (CIPP/US) credential through the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP).  Among other things, privacy professionals help organizations manage rapidly evolving privacy threats and mitigate the potential loss and misuse of information assets. The IAPP is the first

Coats & Bennett Ranked by Best Law Firms

October 23, 2023 — Coats & Bennett has been recognized in the 2024 edition of Best Law Firms, ranked by Best Lawyers, regionally in the following five practice areas. Regional Tier 1 Raleigh Litigation – Intellectual Property Litigation – Patent Patent Law Regional Tier 3 Raleigh Appellate Practice Commercial Litigation Firms included in the 2024 Best Law

William G. Pagán Speaking on Patent Implications of Generative Artificial Intelligence at NCCU Law and Technology Summit

On Friday, October 13, 2023, Coats & Bennett Attorney William G. Pagán will be speaking as a panelist at the annual Law and Technology Summit on the patent implications of generative artificial intelligence (AI). Generative AI is a technology in the field of Computer Science that uses large collections of example materials to generate new

Hispanic National Bar Association Appoints William G. Pagán as Deputy Regional President

The Hispanic National Bar Association (HNBA) has appointed William G. Pagán to the role of Deputy Regional President for Region VI covering North Carolina and South Carolina. Founded in 1972, the HNBA is a non-profit, nonpartisan, national organization representing Hispanics in the legal profession throughout the United States and its territories.  Its core missions include

C&B Welcomes Attorney Deirdre Beasley

Coats & Bennett is proud to welcome its newest Associate Attorney, Deirdre Beasley.  Deirdre brings nearly a decade of experience as a former Primary Patent Examiner at the United States Patent and Trademark Office to the firm.  A graduate of Bowie State University’s Computer Science program, Magna Cum Laude, she further deepens Coats & Bennett’s