Richard Myers is a Registered U.S. Patent Attorney. His practice focuses on patent-related aspects of intellectual property, including counseling clients on patent infringement, patent validity, and patentability. He has more than two decades of experience with the patent prosecution process. As a former patent examiner and an attorney in the private sector, he has examined or prosecuted over 600 patent applications. With an academic background in chemistry, Richard's practice primarily focuses on life sciences technology, including a wide variety of chemical and pharmaceutical arts. Richard is co-chair of the firm's Intellectual Property & Technology Service Group.
While serving as a patent examiner, Richard examined patent applications directed to organic chemical compounds, and their methods of use. He issued patents to many international companies.
Product Protection — Assist a major academic research institution's drug discovery program to protect a class of pharmaceutical compounds
Patent Defense — Successfully defending a stretch wrap film patent through three consecutive reexamination proceedings