Provided by Richard Myers
Fiduciary Duty, Trade Secret & Unfair Competition Litigation
Intellectual Property & Technology
Patent Prosecution & Protection
Richard Myers is a Member of Stites & Harbison and 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.
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.
American Intellectual Property Law Association (AIPLA)
American Bar Association
Tennessee Bar Association, IP Section, past chair
Tennessee Intellectual Property Law Association
Association of University Technology Managers (AUTM), AUTM Annual Meeting Program Committee, former member; AUTM Special Interest Group, past chair
University of Mississippi School of Law, J.D., 1994
Delta State University, B.S., Chemistry, 1991
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United States Patent and Trademark Office
Richard Myers is a well-rounded IP practitioner. He is particularly well regarded for his patent practice.
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