Richard M. Klein

Richard M. Klein

Phone: 216.363.9121
Fax: 216.363.9001
Team Member Since: 1983
Practice/Technical Competence:

Patent preparation and prosecution in chemical, mechanical, nuclear and biotechnology-related fields. Specific expertise in material science; chemistry; polymer science; chemical engineering; nuclear science, biochemistry; biomedical engineering; and pharmacology. Particular emphasis in litigation/licensing concerning patent, trademark, copyright, trade secret and other intellectual property-oriented disputes and client management of intellectual property matters.


Member of the Ohio Bar; Admitted to practice in courts of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Ohio; U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit; U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit and the U.S. Supreme Court. Registered to practice before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.

  • Cleveland Intellectual Property Law Association (Director, 2005; Vice President, 2006-2007)
  • American Inns of Court (The Thomas Lambros AIC, Associate, 1996-1997 and the Charles F. Scanlon AIC, Bencher, 2006-2014)
  • Cleveland Bar Association
  • American Intellectual Property Law Association
  • International Trademark Association
  • Federal Circuit Bar Association
  • Ohio State Bar Association
  • American Institute of Chemists
  • American Chemical Society
  • The Ohio State University (B.S., Biochemistry-Microbiology, 1980; M.B.A., Finance, 1982)
  • Case Western Reserve University J.D., 1985)
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