William A. White IV

Patent Agent I


William White is a patent agent with Foley & Lardner LLP. He is a member of the firm’s Mechanical & Electromechanical Technologies Practice.

Prior to joining Foley, William worked at the Sierra Nevada Corporation as an environmental controls and life support systems co-op. He performed prototype testing on a duct silencer in which he wrote the plan, wrote the test work instructions, tested the silence for acoustical properties and wrote the test report. He also worked with a team of three software engineers and developed UI software to assist with propulsion testing data and acquisition hardware.

William was also a natural gas systems engineering intern at Madison Gas and Electric. He updated natural gas regulator and meter set designs and developed equations to determine fluid flow through natural gas lines.


  • University of Wisconsin-Madison (B.S., 2019)
    • Major in Mechanical Engineering
    • Minor in Computer Sciences


  • U.S. Patent and Trademark Office