Our People

Merle W. Richman, III

San Diego
(858) 320.2030
Mrichman@ckrlaw.com
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BAR ADMISSIONS

State Bar of California
United States Patent and Trademark Office


AREAS OF PRACTICE

Intellectual Property
Copyrights
Trademarks and Brands
Licensing and Technology Transfer
IP Litigation
Trade Secrets
Strategic Counseling and Portfolio Development
Business Technology


ACCREDITATIONS

EDUCATION

J.D., Temple University James E. Beasley School of Law

M.S., Electrical Engineering, Columbia University

B.S., Electrical and Computer Engineering, Drexel University


LANGUAGES

English

Merle W. Richman, III is a partner in the San Diego office. Mr. Richman has twenty plus years of experience in preparing and prosecuting domestic and foreign patents, conducting patent infringement and freedom to operate reviews and drafting related opinions, and providing litigation support for Intellectual Property related legal Actions.

Mr. Richman also has fourteen years experience in preparing and prosecuting domestic and foreign trademarks, conducting trademark infringement reviews, drafting Consultant, Employee agreements, and Intellectual Property related Agreements including License and Assignments Agreements, managing Corporate Intellectual Property Portfolios, managing outside counsel, and establishing and maintaining corporate Intellectual Property prosecution practices.

Speaking Engagements: 

Speaker, Are You Protecting Your Novel Instruments with Surgical Method Claims, EMPIRICAL Testing Corp Speaker Series at the Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons, March 26, 2015. Watch the video: