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Rowland Richards

Rowland Richards

Practice areas:

Intellectual Property

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About Me

Mr. Richards concentrates his practice in the area of intellectual property law, including patent, trademark and copyright counseling, domestic and foreign trademark and patent prosecution, licensing and technology transfers, oppositions and cancellations, reissues and reexaminations, infringement opinions, enforcement and litigation. In addition, he is a member of the Canadian Cross Border Team.


Phillips Lytle LLP is a full-service law firm with passionate people who are guided by a pragmatic process. We take great pride working on complex litigation and transactional matters in each of our 36 practice areas, which include Banking & Financial Services, Business and Commercial Litigation, Corporate, Energy, Environment and Telecommunications. Our offices are located in Albany, Buffalo, Chautauqua, Garden City, New York and Rochester, NY, as well as Kitchener, Ontario, Canada. 


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Practice Areas

Licensed since 1997

  1. Intellectual Property: 100%

Attorney Endorsements

1 total 

  • Daniel Michael Margolis

    I endorse this lawyer. He is an attorney of the highest caliber and refuses, absolutely refuses, to be cowed! Rowland is ethical, resolute, zealous and understated. I am proud to call him a colleague and a friend.


    Daniel Margolis Criminal Defense Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

Contact Info

Phillips Lytle LLP

One Canalside
125 Main Street
Buffalo, NY, 14203-2887



NYCurrently registered 199703/13/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

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Association NamePosition NameDuration
American Bar AssociationN/AN/A
New York State Bar AssociationN/AN/A
Bar Association of Erie CountyN/AN/A
American Intellectual Property Law AssociationN/AN/A


School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Vermont Law SchoolLawJD - Juris Doctor1996
Cornell Law SchoolN/ABS - Bachelor of Science1992