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Rich Kuslan (click here for my website) is an attorney and consultant in the areas of business law and intellectual property.  He provides legal services, practicing in the area of business disputes, company formation, contracts, technology agreements, credit and collections, and copyright and trademark. 

As an international consultant, his clients included Fortune 500 executives in such diverse companies as GE Global Research, GE Healthcare, Corning, Cisco Systems, Timken, United Technologies, and Vorwerk. 

Chinese business communities have been of great interest and importance to him for many years. His business career in Asia began in the 1980s, selling and marketing semiconductors to China for Sony and more recently as Diebold's country sales manager and Director of Marketing and Communications for Asia.

A graduate in Chinese Studies of Cornell University and the Yale Graduate School, he speaks Mandarin with native fluency and has lived and worked in Shanghai, Taipei, Tokyo and Osaka.


Rich is licensed to practice in New York and Connecticut.


Languages spoken: Mandarin

Practice areas


  1. Business: 50%
  2. Intellectual Property: 30%
  3. Internet: 20%


Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

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Contact info

Law Office of Richard Kuslan LLC

New Haven Office
110 Whitney Avenue
New Haven, CT, 06510-1235

110 Whitney Avenue
New Haven, CT, 06510

Norwich Office

60 Chelsea Harbor Drive
Norwich, CT, 06360



NYCurrently registered 200503/13/2015
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
AttorneyLaw Office of Richard Kuslan LLC2005 - Present
Association namePosition nameDuration
The Author's GuildMember2009 - Present
Connecticut Bar AssociationMember2006 - Present
New Haven County Bar AssociationMember2006 - Present
New York State Bar AssociationMember2004 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Ordinary Guy v. Large Debt Recovery ServiceVery favorable settlement for client
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Publication nameTitleDate
AsiabizblogThe Internet's First Chinese Business Blog2009
世界週刊 (World Weekly Magazine)合夥做生意最好白紙黑字," (When Doing Business with a Partner, Get Your Agreement in Black and White)2008
China Year-in-Review 2007, American Bar AssociationCo-editor2008
世界週刊 (World Weekly Magazine)"美國聯邦討債法規與個人的權利," (American Federal Debt Collection Law and Individual Rights,"2008
The Connecticut Lawyer"Dealing with Clients in China"2008
Chinese Librarianship: An International Electronic Journal, No. 22"Pirated Editions and American Copyright Law: Implications for Libraries Building a Chinese Language Collection,"2006
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Colorado - BoulderLawJD - Juris Doctor1993
Yale UniversityEast Asian StudiesM.A.1983
Cornell UniversityChinese StudiesB.A.1982
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Asia Tomorrow"Globalization's Effects on Asia"2009
World Trade Week"A Brief Introduction to Intellectual Property Rights in China"2006
Section of International Law Conference"Expanding into the China Market: The Role of the Business Attorney"2006