Patrick Richards

Patrick Richards: Attorney with Richards Patent Law P.C. AV stamp icon
  • Managing Partner at Richards Patent Law P.C. (1 Attorney)
  • Willis (Sears) Tower, 233 South Wacker Drive, Eighty-Fourth Floor, Chicago, IL 60606
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  • Patrick Richards is a registered patent attorney the owner of Richards Patent Law P.C. He focuses his practice on acquiring patent protection for his clients and ensuring his clients' patent rights align with their business goals.
  • Peer Reviews

    4.9/5.0 (9)
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Patrick founded Richards Patent Law, and is a patent attorney, the co-founder of a medical device software company, and a professor at the Northwestern Pritzker School of Law.

Areas of Practice (37)

  • Patents
  • Intellectual Property
  • Patent Prosecution
  • Utility Patents
  • Design Patents
  • PCT Patents
  • Provisional Patent Applications
  • Patent Portfolio Management
  • Patent Transactions
  • Patent Licenses
  • Patent Agreements
  • Patent Joint Developments
  • Patent Infringement Claims
  • Patent Freedom to Practice Opinions
  • Patent Validity and Enforceability Opinions
  • Trademarks
  • International Trademarks
  • Internet Trademarks
  • Trademark Licensing
  • Trademark Litigation
  • Trademark Prosecution
  • Trademark Infringement
  • Trademark Protection
  • Trademark Registration
  • Trademark Arbitration
  • Software Copyright
  • Copyrights
  • Copyright Infringement
  • Copyright Licensing
  • Copyright Litigation
  • Copyright Prosecution
  • Copyright Protection
  • Copyright Registration
  • Internet Copyright Law
  • Trade Secrets
  • Theft of Trade Secrets
  • Trade Secret Misappropriation

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
312-588-6798  Phone
University Attended:
University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana, B.S.C.E., with honors, 1997
Law School Attended:
University of Virginia School of Law, J.D., 2000
Year of First Admission:
registered to practice before U.S. Patent and Trademark Office; 2003, U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois; 2000, Illinois
Chicago and Illinois State Bar Associations.
Birth Information:
July 31, 1975
Hobbies & interests:
Hobbyist musician (double bass and electric bass) and vintage electronics enthusiast (I repair and restore vintage guitar amplifiers).
Payment Information:
  • Credit cards accepted
  • Accepts Other - PayPal
  • Free Initial Consultation
  • Fixed Hourly Rates
  • Fixed Fees Available

Peer Reviews

4.9/5.0 (9 reviews)
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  • 5.0/5.0 Rated by a Managing Partner on 01/05/12 in Patents

    Top notch patent lawyer.

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  • 5.0/5.0 Rated by a Principal on 12/18/11 in Patent Applications

    Patrick is a conscientious attorney and is committed to serving his clients with the highest level of integrity and thoughtfulness.

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    Willis (Sears) Tower , 233 South Wacker Drive, Eighty-Fourth Floor
    Chicago, IL 60606

    312-588-6798 Phone

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