Patents, Trademarks, and More

Intellectual property rights protect your unique and valuable inventions, names, logos, and creative works. Our business is protecting yours.®

Intellectual Property

Richards Patent Law’s attorneys work with clients from around the world to patent inventions, register trademarks, secure copyrights, enforce IP, protect confidential information, and handle every kind of IP-related transaction and agreement. Through our network of attorneys abroad, we can assist you in protecting your rights in any country.

If you have a legal matter involving intellectual property, we can help.

What Our Clients Have to Say

Behind the Idea: Gramovox

Behind the Idea: Gramovox

Visionary entrepreneur Pavan Bapu tells the story of Chicago-based Gramovox® and bringing to market the innovative Bluetooth Gramophone and Floating Record®.

Behind the Idea: Everpurse

Behind the Idea: Everpurse

Liz and Dan Salcedo, founders of Everpurse®, share the story behind their ingenious invention — a purse that miraculously recharges an iPhone.

Dugan O'Keene

Product Design and Development, Oakley

"He gets the work, the project, the scope, and the commercial realities. He brings an invaluable perspective to our intellectual capital strategy and he is an pleasure to work with."

Mark Murray


"My experience working with RPL has changed the way that I view legal services entirely. Patrick and his team are truly remarkable."

Marci Rolnik

Legal Director, Lawyers for the Creative Arts

"Patrick Richards is a gifted attorney whom I recommend both on a professional and a personal basis. He has a unique understanding of complex technological processes and the ability to translate that information to clients in a way they can appreciate and understand."

Brad Lowe

Owner, Lowe Custom Guitars

"I have worked closely with Patrick on the research, development and implementation of several patent and trademark applications... I truly consider RPL to be a partner in my business."