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Rowland Richards

Partner

Rowland Richards concentrates his practice in the area of intellectual property law, including patent, trademark and copyright counseling, domestic and foreign trademark and patent prosecution, licensing and technology transfers, oppositions and cancellations, reissues and reexaminations, infringement opinions, enforcement and litigation.

PROFESSIONAL & CIVIC AFFILIATIONS

  • Member, American Bar Association, Intellectual Property Law Section
  • Member, New York State Bar Association, Entertainment Arts, and Sports Law Section and Intellectual Property Law Section
  • Member, Bar Association of Erie County
  • Member, American Intellectual Property Law Association
  • Member, International Trademark Association

HONORS & AWARDS

  • Selected by peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® for Patent Law
  • Selected to the Upstate New York Super Lawyers list, 2013-2022
  • Legal Elite of Western New York, Buffalo Business First/Buffalo Law Journal, 2017
  • Who’s Who in Law, Business First of Buffalo/Buffalo Law Journal

PRACTICE AREAS

ADMISSIONS

  • Massachusetts
  • New York
  • U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
  • U.S. District Court for the Western District of New York
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Federal Circuit

EDUCATION

  • Vermont Law School, J.D., cum laude
  • Cornell University, B.S., Agricultural and Biological Engineering

Rowland Richards concentrates his practice in the area of intellectual property law, including patent, trademark and copyright counseling, domestic and foreign trademark and patent prosecution, licensing and technology transfers, oppositions and cancellations, reissues and reexaminations, infringement opinions, enforcement and litigation.

PROFESSIONAL & CIVIC AFFILIATIONS

  • Member, American Bar Association, Intellectual Property Law Section
  • Member, New York State Bar Association, Entertainment Arts, and Sports Law Section and Intellectual Property Law Section
  • Member, Bar Association of Erie County
  • Member, American Intellectual Property Law Association
  • Member, International Trademark Association

HONORS & AWARDS

  • Selected by peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® for Patent Law
  • Selected to the Upstate New York Super Lawyers list, 2013-2022
  • Legal Elite of Western New York, Buffalo Business First/Buffalo Law Journal, 2017
  • Who’s Who in Law, Business First of Buffalo/Buffalo Law Journal

PRACTICE AREAS

ADMISSIONS

  • Massachusetts
  • New York
  • U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
  • U.S. District Court for the Western District of New York
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Federal Circuit

EDUCATION

  • Vermont Law School, J.D., cum laude
  • Cornell University, B.S., Agricultural and Biological Engineering
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