Background

Over ten years, Rick has been involved in nearly every aspect of patent law, including international litigation, licensing, prosecution, and post-grant procedures. His practice is primarily focused on the litigation of patents, including due diligence of international patent portfolios, chain-of-title review and analysis, infringement analysis, validity analysis, and damages analysis. Advantageously, Rick has managed concurrent international patent litigation in several countries and counseled clients regarding their international patent portfolios. Rick’s primary practice also includes transactional work, such as Trademark prosecution, license/acquisition agreement drafting, and opinion work.

As an Electrical Engineer, Rick has designed and commercialized systems at companies such as Raytheon and SAIC. He has served in the U.S. Navy Reserve as a Cryptologic Officer after having been selected for Direct Commission as an enlisted petty officer, prior to which he was enlisted Army.

Awards & Recognitions

IAM Strategy 300 – The World’s Leading IP Strategists, 2015 and 2016

Outstanding Leadership Contribution, American Bar Association – Section of Intellectual Property Law

Raytheon Achievement Award

Klipsch Electrical and Computer Engineering Scholarship

 

Areas of Practice

Intellectual Property
-Litigation
-Patents
-Trademarks
-Copyrights

Associations & Memberships

Tarrant County Bar Association, IP Section, Vice-Chair, 2012-2013, Treasurer, 2011-2012

American Bar Association, Member, 2009 – Present, IP Section, Member, 2010-Present

The Honorable Barbara M. G. Lynn American Inn of Court, Associate, 2013-2015, Pupil, 2012

The Order of Barristers

Delta Theta Phi Law Fraternity

Kappa Sigma Fraternity

 

 

 

Education

Juris Doctor, Texas Wesleyan University School of Law

Bachelor of Science, Electrical Engineering, Minor in Mathematics, New Mexico State University

Bar/Court Admissions

Texas Bar

United States District Court for the Northern District of Texas

United States District Court for the Eastern District of Texas

United States District Court for the Southern District of Texas

 

5/23/17

John Allen Chalk presented “The Benefits of Business-to-Business Arbitration” to the Tarrant County Bar Association

John Allen Chalk presented “The Benefits of Business-to-Business Arbitration” to the Tarrant County Bar Association Corporate Counsel Section on May...
5/9/17

Stephen Mosher has released “Patenting Software Inventions” (Final Installment in a Four Part Series)

Stephen Mosher has published "Patenting Software Inventions", which is the final installment in a four part series on patents. Read the...
5/9/17

Stephen Mosher has released “Claiming Your Intellectual Property Rights in Software Inventions” (Part Three in a Four Part Series)

Stephen Mosher has published "Claiming Your Intellectual Property Rights in Software Inventions", which is part three in a four part series...