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A visiting professor of law at the Wake Forest University School of Law and an intellectual property specialist with more than 30 years of experience, Dick Lupo focuses his practice on intellectual property and technology transactional matters.

Heavily involved in a variety of intellectual property and transactional matters for emerging-market companies as well as established businesses, Lupo provides sophisticated IP counsel to diverse clients in wide-ranging industries, including:

Financial services

Heavy industrial manufacturing

Semi-conductor manufacturing

Apparel design, branding, manufacturing and distribution

Internet applications

Computer software

Consumer products

Entertainment and professional sports

Lupo assists his clients in product planning, design, protection and implementation through cooperation with design teams and others in the product development process. He is also heavily involved in a wide variety of business transactions that have an IP or technology component, as well as mergers and acquisitions.

Lupo also has extensive experience litigating patent, trademark, trade secret and copyright disputes across a spectrum of technologies, including the packaging, sports and telecommunications industries. He is a member of the firm's EHR Task Force.

Lupo is registered to practice before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.