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  • Education
    • J.D., University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Law, 1989, Law Review, 1988-1989
    • B.A., University of Kansas, 1975, Chemistry/History
  • Bar Jurisdictions
    • Kansas, 1989
    • Missouri, 2013
    • Admitted to practice before the United States Patent and Trademark Office

A former research scientist at the University of Kansas, Richard Stitt is adept within the complex sciences. He combines this background with his legal skills to provide clients with highly specialized representation.

Richard is a registered patent attorney whose practice focuses on medical and biochemical matters, software and mechanical inventions, and intellectual property, litigation, and licensing.

Prior to becoming an attorney, Richard worked as a research scientist in biochemistry, toxicology, and medicinal chemistry. His intellectual property practice has encompassed prosecution of patents and trademarks in all commercially significant countries of the world.

  • Medical, medical device, and chemical patents drafted and prosecuted to issue include: an oral fluid collection device and method; a biological permeable barrier to treat contaminated groundwater using immobilized cells; low-concentration ozone waste water treatment; an orthodontic palatal expansion arch with cast lingual sheath and insert; a composition and method for immunostimulation in mammals; and an assay method for gamma glutamyltransferase (GGT) in liquid blood and dried blood.
  • Software and electrical patents drafted and prosecuted to issue include: a method of markup language accessing of host systems and data using a constructed intermediary; a promotion system including an IC-card memory for obtaining and tracking a plurality of transactions; a promotional system with magnetic stripe and visual thermo-reversible print surfaced medium; a continuous corona discharge ozone generation device; and a structural monitoring system.
  • Mechanical patents drafted and prosecuted to issue include: a tug and barge connector and receiver apparatus; a tilt table for disease diagnosis; an articulated tug and barge mobile lightering connection; multiple chambered container; a rotary cutter head; and a method and apparatus for objective evaluation of patient ambulation, balance and weight bearing status.
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Mar 13, 2015
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E-Commerce - The Current Issues
Sponsored Seminar, Doubletree Hotel, Overland Park, KS
February 6, 2009
Publications & Presentations
Toxic Effects of Methylcyclopentadienyl Manganese Tricarbonyl (MMT) in Rats: Role of Metabolism
Toxicology and Applied Pharmacology 56, 353-360
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Trademarks Copyright and Intellectual Property Law
Seminar for Kansas City Society of Association Executives
February 4, 2009
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Copyright Fair Use
Missouri Association of School Librarians
Invited Speaker for Annual Meeting at Lake of the Ozarks, Missouri
February 2, 2009
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Photochemistry of 3,6-Dihydro-1, 2-Oxazines: A Versatile Route to Substituted Pyrroles
Tetrahedron Letters, Vol. 23, No. 13, 1327-1330
February 2, 2009
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Business Method Patents
Sponsored Seminar, Kansas City & St. Louis
February 1, 2009
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Biotransformation and Excretion of Methylcyclopentadienyl Manganese Tricarbonyl in the Rat
Drug Metabolism and Disposition, Vol. 8, No. 6, 428-433
August 1980