I am a patent attorney skilled at protecting my clients' innovations and building valuable IP asset portfolios.

Richard concentrates his practice in intellectual property law with a focus on the preparation and prosecution of U.S. and international patent applications. He has experience in the software, computer, electrical, and mechanical arts, including the areas of automotive telematics and infotainment systems, communications, wireless signal processing, autonomous vehicles, and revenue and inventory management. Richard advises clients and drafts written opinions relating to patentability, non-infringement, and invalidity, and represents clients in post grant proceedings before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. He also counsels clients in trademark matters and procures trademark registrations on their behalf.


Intellectual Property

When ideas translate into products, processes, art, or authorship, we help clients protect their innovations and commercialize their work.



  • Indiana University Bloomington, Maurer School of Law, 2013
    • J.D., cum laude
  • University of Michigan, 2010
    • M.S., Electrical Engineering: Systems
  • Michigan State University, 2008
    • B.S., Computer Engineering


  • State Bar of Michigan
    • Intellectual Property Law Section
  • Intellectual Property Owners Association


  • Michigan, 2018
  • Ohio, 2013
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Ohio, 2018
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Ohio, 2014
  • U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, 2012

Professional Achievements

  • Best LawyersOnes to Watch in America, 2023-2024