William E. Nowakowski

1100 Rand Building
14 Lafayette Square
Buffalo, New York 14203

William E. Nowakowski

William E. Nowakowski is counsel to the Buffalo, New York law firm of Magavern Magavern Grimm LLP. His practice areas include patent, trademark, copyright and licensing.

Practice Areas

Intellectual Property


Mr. Nowakowski previously was in private practice in Buffalo and Washington, DC. His experience includes having served as outside counsel to the Erie County Department of Social Services and formerly was District Tax Attorney for the New York State Department of Taxation and Finance.

Court Admissions

Mr. Nowakowski is admitted to practice in all New York State Courts as well as the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office and the U.S. District Court for the Western District. In addition, he is admitted to practice in the United States Court of Appeals, Second Circuit and District Court for the District of Columbia.

Professional & Community Associations

Mr. Nowakowski is active in the community and serves as a member of Assumption Roman Catholic Church Council, serving on its finance committee and is a member of the Bishop's Council of the Laity. Previously he served as a Trustee of Villa Maria College; a Director of the Chicago-based fraternal insurance company Polish Roman Catholic Union of America; Vice President of the Adam Plewacki Federal Credit Union; a Director of Cadets Federal Credit Union; a Director of the New York Fraternal Congress; and President of the Kosciuszko Foundation of Western New York.

He is a member of the New York State Bar Association, the Bar Association of Erie County and the District of Columbia Bar.


Mr. Nowakowski is a graduate of the State University College at Buffalo and the University at Buffalo Law School.