Munck Wilson Mandala

Bill Raman

Of Counsel
Intellectual Property
(512) 476-7900

Bill Raman is of counsel in the award-winning intellectual property group. He advises companies on trademarks and copyrights and works with them on all aspects of their trademark and copyright portfolios. Bill represents clients in IP matters with an emphasis on trademark and trade dress counseling, prosecution, and litigation. He also has substantial experience representing clients in IP litigation issues relating to trademarks, trade dress, dilution, and unfair competition. Bill is honored annually as a Texas Super Lawyer and a Best Lawyer in America.


University of Texas School of Law,
Juris Doctorate
University of Texas,
with honors

Associations & Memberships

American Intellectual Property Law Association

Austin Intellectual Property Association (former President)

Austin Bar Association

International Trademark Association (INTA) (served on the International Amicus Committee)

Legislation Committee, Issues and Policy Committee, and others)

International Trademark Association (INTA) Panel of Neutrals

Sustaining Life Fellow
Texas Bar Foundation


Honors & Awards

Best Lawyers in America, Woodward White, Inc.2009-2023

Texas Super Lawyers, Thomson Reuters

2018 Austin Copyright Law “Lawyer of the Year”

2018 Austin Trademark Law “Lawyer of the Year”

AV® Preeminent™ Peer Review
Rated in Martindale-Hubbell 2021-2023

The International Who’s Who of Trademark Lawyers, a Law Business Research Ltd. publication

Who’s Who Legal: IP 2021

Bar Admissions

State Bar of Texas

U.S. District Courts for the Northern, Southern, Eastern, and Western Districts of Texas

U.S. Courts of Appeals for the Fifth, Tenth, Eleventh and Federal Circuits

U.S. Claims Court

U.S. Supreme Court

U.S. Patent and Trademark Office

“Recognizing Trademark and Copyright Issues In Your Day-to-Day Work,” Texas State Bar Association Bar Meeting, Intellectual Property Section, June 2013

“Copyright In Architectural Works,” 24th Annual Construction Law Conference, Texas Institute of Continuing Legal Education, March 2011

“Trademark Registration Developments,” National CLE Conference, January 2011

Focus Areas


IP Audits and Legal Opinions

IP Portfolio Management & Counseling

Trademark & Advertising