MEYER, Richard S.

Patent Attorney (Admitted in VA, DC and NY)
D.C. Metro


Mr. Meyer began his career as a U.S. Patent Examiner in 1982 and entered private practice in 1987. For more than twenty-five years, he has provide strategic advice to a diverse range of clients from start-ups to emerging growth to Fortune 500 companies and investors in all aspects of procurement, counseling and enforcement of intellectual property (“IP”) rights including strategic development of patent portfolios, technology transactions and related counseling including joint ventures, IP due diligence, validity and product clearance opinions; and patent enforcement programs, including license agreements, negotiations, and high stakes patent & trademark litigation, including post grant proceedings at the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office. Mr. Meyer represented the first patent owner to successfully defend all challenged claims in an inter partes review. He has also advised clients involved in international enforcement proceedings in Germany, The Hague and the EPO.

Mr. Meyer's experience spans numerous industries and technologies, including, air and water pollution control, automotive, building construction, computer hardware and software, consumer and juvenile products, electronics including LCD, OLED, and PDP displays, e-Commerce/Internet, medical devices, microfluidics, and telecommunications. He has particular expertise in high profile patent disputes in the computer, medical devices, and telecommunications fields.

Before joining H.C. Park & Associates, Mr. Meyer helped start and develop IP practices at a number of prestigious law firms, including Morgan Lewis, Townsend & Townsend, and Boies Schiller.

Representative Litigation Matters
- AVM Technologies, LLC v. Intel Corp. (microprocessors) (D. Del.)
- Roy-G-Biv Corp. v. Honeywell, ABB & Siemens. (motion control software) (E.D. Tex. & IPR in - USPTO) First win for patentee in IPR on all challenged claims. See and
- The CBORD Group, Inc. v. JSA Technologies, Inc. (software co-development agreement) (New York State Court)
- Balthaser Online Inc. v. Network Solutions, LLC., et. al. (website design software) (E.D. Tex.)
- JSA Technologies, Inc. v. Informed Decision Corp. (software patent dispute) (D. Del.)
- Total Gard Corp. v. Dentek Oral Care, Inc. (dental appliances) (D. N.J.)
- Verizon Services Corp. et al. v. Vonage Holdings Corp. et al. (VOIP patents found valid and infringed ($117.5 million settlement after $58 million verdict obtained) (E.D. Va.)
- Sun Coast v. CCL Products. (electronic calculators) (Fed. Cir.)
- Saso Golf v. Callaway Golf. (Lead patent trial counsel for Callaway Golf in successful defense against NPE who asserted claim against Callaway Golf's metal woods. (N.D. Ill.)
- S.C. Johnson v. Illinois Tool Works. (reclosable plastic bags) (W.D. Wisc.)
- Cordis Corp. v. Medtronic AVE, et al. (balloon expandable stents). Defense Win of the Month, April 2002, National Law Journal. (D. Del.)
- Medtronic AVE v. Boston Scientific. (coronary catheters) (D. Del.)
- DiscoVision Associates v. Disc Manufacturing Inc. (compact discs) (D. Del.)
- Dow Chemical Co. v. AAB Building System. (trademark opposition) (TTAB)
- Lemelson v. Apple Computer, Eastman Kodak and Unisys. (video recording and digital imaging) (N.D. Calif.)
- Wang Labs. v. Mitsubishi Electronics. (memory modules) (E.D.VA, N.D. Calif., and ITC)
- Volvo v. Dr. Volvo. (trademark infringement) (C.D. Calif.)
- IBM v. Rodime. (hard disk drives) (USPTO Reexam, D.D.C.)

Representative Prosecution/Counseling Technologies
- Air and water pollution control including electrostatic precipitators and interferometers
- Automotive including brake boosters, engine mounts, fuel injections systems, master cylinders, pistons, valves and control systems
- Building construction, including insulated concrete forms
- Computer hardware and software
- Consumer and juvenile products, microfluidics, and telecommunications
- Consumer and juvenile products;
- Digital cameras and imaging;
- Electronics and semiconductors including capacitors, electronic displays including LCD, OLED, and PDP displays, filters, transceivers and transistors
- Industrial purification equipment; and
- Medical devices, including cardiovascular, dental. diagnostics, and spinal implants
- Textile treatment apparatus

- Georgetown University Law Center (J.D., cum laude, 1987)
- The Cooper Union School of Engineering, New York, NY (B.E. 1982)

Bar Admissions
- New York, 1988
- District of Columbia, 1988
- Virginia, 2004
- U.S. Patent and Trademark Office 1988
- U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia, 1988
- U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia, 2007
- U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas, 2009
- U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, 1988

Select Professional Awards and Associations
- Washington DC Super Lawyers (2016, 2015, 2014, 2008 and 2007)
- Recognized Chambers USA 2015, Intellectual Property Litigation
- Virginia Super Lawyers (2007, 2006)