Blending his training in chemical engineering and his intensive first-hand understanding of the U.S. patent process, Richard H. Anderson efficiently establishes and protects intellectual property rights for a broad array of clients with valuable chemical technologies.  He delivers thorough and knowledgeable prosecution of patents, advice on non-infringement and invalidity and capable handling of intellectual property proceedings.  These abilities are built on 40 years of experience, including three years as a patent examiner.  Mr. Anderson’s strategy in having personal interviews with patent examiners (over 500), results in reaching agreement more quickly while avoiding costly and time consuming RCE filings, through his sound and even-tempered counsel.

Education

  • The George Washington University Law School, J.D., with honors
  • University of Kentucky, B.S., Chemical Engineering

Admissions

  • Illinois
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Federal Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Seventh Circuit
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois
  • U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
  • U.S. Supreme Court

Memberships

  • American Bar Association (ABA)

  • Intellectual Property Law Association of Chicago (IPLAC)

Richard H. Anderson

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Blending his training in chemical engineering and his intensive first-hand understanding of the U.S. patent process, Richard H. Anderson efficiently establishes and protects intellectual property rights for a broad array of clients with valuable chemical technologies.  He delivers thorough and knowledgeable prosecution of patents, advice on non-infringement and invalidity and capable handling of intellectual property proceedings.  These abilities are built on 40 years of experience, including three years as a patent examiner.  Mr. Anderson’s strategy in having personal interviews with patent examiners (over 500), results in reaching agreement more quickly while avoiding costly and time consuming RCE filings, through his sound and even-tempered counsel.

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Richard H. Anderson

Richard H. Anderson

Richard H. Anderson

Education

  • The George Washington University Law School, J.D., with honors
  • University of Kentucky, B.S., Chemical Engineering

Admissions

  • Illinois
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Federal Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Seventh Circuit
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois
  • U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
  • U.S. Supreme Court

Memberships

  • American Bar Association (ABA)

  • Intellectual Property Law Association of Chicago (IPLAC)

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