Education

  • The George Washington University Law School, J.D., cum laude
  • Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, B.S., Physics, summa cum laude

Bar Admissions

  • District of Columbia
  • U.S. Court of Appeals - District of Columbia, Federal Circuits
  • U.S. District Court - District of Columbia, Eastern District of Wisconsin, Northern District of California, Eastern District of Virginia, Southern District of Arizona, District of Minnesota
  • District of Columbia Court of Appeals
  • U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
  • Japan - Gaikokuho-Jimu-Bengoshi
Who We Are

Richard C. Turner

Mr. Turner, a former Examiner for the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, represents domestic and foreign clients in all phases of intellectual property law. His experience includes all matters involving patent prosecution, infringement and validity opinions, litigation and venture capital due diligence.

Mr. Turner is an adviser to computer, optical and electrical equipment manufacturers regarding aspects of U.S. patent and trade regulation law and in conducting licensing negotiations, infringement and validity investigations, litigation and venture capital acquisitions. He worked in Japan from 1981 to 1983 and in 1988 returned to head the firm's Tokyo office until 1991.