Richard specializes in protecting intellectual property and US government contracts. He has filed and successfully prosecuted patents in the US, Europe, China, Canada, Mexico, Brazil, Japan, and South Korea. These patents cover a broad range of technologies from simple to complex devices. For example, these devices include complex aerospace components, electromechanical devices, wireless devices, optical systems, software, and chemical detection systems. His years as an R&D engineering involved working with advanced technologies in the fields of optics, fluids, lasers, aircraft and aviation components, software, networks, rockets, testing, and basic science. Additionally, Richard has over three decades of US government contracting and is able to help maximize the ability to protect the ownership of IP while enjoying the benefits of a government contract. He has both large law firm experience and in-house counsel experience, which allows him to provide you with a clear understanding of what it takes to protect your business goals in an affordable, reasonable manner.