Richard S. Meyer, Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton
Richard Meyer has advised clients in a wide range of industries on all aspects of high-stakes patent and trademark litigation for more than 20 years. This includes Markman hearings, bench and jury trials in federal courts, appeals before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit and patent infringement proceedings in Germany, The Hague and the EPO.
Mr. Meyer’s clients span numerous industries and technologies, including, among others, air and water pollution control, automotive, computer hardware and software, construction, consumer and juvenile products, pharmaceuticals, dental electronics, e-Commerce/Internet, life sciences, medical devices and telecommunications. He has particular experience in the litigation of high-profile patent disputes in the computer, interventional cardiology, pharmaceutical and telecommunications fields.
In addition to litigation and pre-litigation counseling, Mr. Meyer utilizes his engineering background to advise clients, ranging from the largest multinational corporations, to universities, research organization, emerging growth companies, and venture capitalists on U.S. and international patent procurement and strategy. His experience includes the preparation and prosecution of patent applications, amendments, appeals, petitions, reexamination and reissue proceedings, noninfringement, invalidity and product clearance opinions, due diligence investigations, patent enforcement programs, and license agreements and negotiations.
Mr. Meyer is a frequent speaker at bar and industry conferences on issues-related patent law and other aspects of intellectual property protection.