Anthony J. Biller

Adjunct Faculty
Norman Adrian Wiggins School of Law
Office Location:
Raleigh Campus
Mailing Address:
225 Hillsborough St.
Raleigh, NC 27603


Mr. Biller is a partner at Coats + Bennett, a full service intellectual property law firm in Cary, N.C., where he is a full time intellectual property litigator, representing clients in patent, trademark, copyright and trade secrets litigation.Prior to entering private practice, Mr. Biller served as a United States District Court judicial clerk to the late Honorable William L. Osteen, Sr., in the Middle District of North Carolina. Mr. Biller is admitted to the practice of law in and appears before the courts of the State of North Carolina, as well as the United States District Courts for the Eastern, Middle, and Western Districts of North Carolina, the United States Court of Claims and before the Federal Courts of Appeal for the Federal, Fourth, Sixth, and Eleventh Circuits and the United States Supreme Court.

Active in many associations and organizations, Mr. Biller is a member of the American Bar Association (ABA) litigation and intellectual property practice groups, the International Trademark Association, and the Federalist Society. He is also a Fellow of the American Bar Foundation and member of the Alliance Defense Fund’s National Litigation Honor Corps. He is the past two-time chair of both the ABA’s IPL committee on Trademark Litigation and committee on Trademarks and the Internet.

Prior to practicing law, Mr. Biller served four years as an officer in the United States Army where, as a Jumpmaster and Ranger, he led soldiers in the 82nd Airborne Division. Mr. Biller received his undergraduate degree from Purdue University where he was a Distinguished Military Graduate, and his Juris Doctor, magna cum laude, from Campbell University in 1997, where he served as the managing editor for the Campbell Law Review. Since 2011, he has served as an adjunct professor at Norman Adrian Wiggins School of Law at Campbell University in Raleigh, N.C., and teaches Intellectual Property Rights.