Rich Black

Bill Abrams

Rich Black is a registered patent attorney at Foster Pepper who has practiced for more than 25 years, and has experience with virtually all aspects of U.S. and international patent, trademark and copyright application preparation, prosecution, litigation, licensing, M&A due diligence, portfolio design, strategy and counseling. He has extensive and experience with USPTO proceedings, including post-grant proceedings and was lead counsel on the first several patents to survive inter partes review. He has represented companies of all sizes across a broad range of technologies.

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Posts by Rich Black


Request for Amici: Tell the Supreme Court to Clarify Section 101

On March 8, Foster Pepper filed a petition for certiorari with the Supreme Court, case number 18-1199, challenging the Federal Circuit’s emerging “physical realm” test as part …
By Bill Abrams & Rich Black
7 months ago 13