Partner at Lee & Hayes, PC
Richard Allen is a partner in the patent practice group in Lee & Hayes’s Spokane, Washington office. He practises patent law with a focus on mechanical and electro-mechanical technologies. His extensive experience covers a diverse range of industries, including manufacturing, electronic and textile consumer goods, medical, agricultural, aeronautical, automotive and green technology. Within these technologies, Mr Allen provides a variety of services to assist clients as they pursue business interests. These services include preliminary concept searching; drafting and prosecution of patent applications, both domestic and foreign; and opinion and evaluation of existing patents, ideas and products for the purpose of determining invalidity, infringement, patentability, and freedom to operate.
Mr Allen carefully strives to understand the needs and desires of clients to provide the best value and the best quality work, whether the client is a large corporation, a start-up or a solo inventor. Mr Allen works directly with clients to create a strategy-driven patent portfolio so as to position the client with the greatest chance for success.
Mr Allen is licensed to practise in the Commonwealth of Virginia, the State of Washington and before the USPTO.