Email Richard | 215-779-1203
*Affiliated with Coppersmith Brockelman PLC on designated matters; admitted in Pennsylvania
Richard advises clients on clinical research, bioscience innovation, IP, and advanced data issues. He has extensive experience with collaboration, development, licensing and data use agreements; grants and subgrants; human subjects research and clinical trial agreements; and investigations and litigation.
Prior to affiliating with Coppersmith Brockelman, Richard served as Senior Counsel for Christiana Care Health System where he was lead attorney for IP as well as for its research enterprise, including a NIH designated cancer center and gene editing institute. He also served on the Christiana Care Institutional Review Board and research conflicts committee. Before working at Christiana Care, Richard supervised IP litigation at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, served as General Counsel of a biobanking startup, and served as General Counsel for the American National Red Cross. He started his career as a partner at Gibson Dunn in Washington, D.C. Richard also served as a director of the Delaware Bioscience Association.
In his free time, Richard enjoys noisy adventures with his family and quiet trout fishing on his own.