Mr. Lehrer is a registered patent attorney with 20+ years of experience in all aspect of Intellectual Property law, with a focus on hi-tech patent litigation, prosecution, licensing and opinions. He routinely assists his clients, who have ranged from individual inventors to fortune 100 companies, with intellectual property portfolio management and enforcement programs.

Mr. Lehrer has litigated various patent, trademark and copyright matters in both state and federal courts throughout the United States. He has had multiple first chair jury trial experiences and has been counsel of record in many reported decisions. He has also prepared and negotiated numerous license agreements related to patents and technological know-how.

Mr. Lehrer has drafted and prosecuted over 150 original patent applications and supervised and/or taken over the prosecution of many others. He has also prosecuted numerous US and International trademark applications.

Mr. Lehrer’s particular technical specialties are in the areas of computers (hardware, software, networks, virtual private networks, Internet), telephones (hardwired, wireless, cellular, remote access, Voice over Internet Pro...

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  • Publications
    • Richard M. Lehrer assisted by Jody Schecter – Overuse of the Inequitable Conduct Defense –BNA Patent, Trademark & Copyright Journal (2009)
    • 4811-6237-8769, v. 1



New York

Richard M. Lehrer


[email protected]




  • New York
    -2nd Circuit
  • New Jersey
  • U.S. District Court
    -Southern District, NY
    -Eastern District, NY
    -New Jersey
  • U.S. Patent & Trademark Office


Brooklyn Law School J.D., 1993
The Cooper Union B.E.E.E., 1991

Prior Law Firm Experience

Baker Hostetler LLP
Mintz Levin PC
Gibbons PC

Practice Areas