Richard T. Ting

Richard T. Ting



Rich has counseled and represented clients in a wide variety of intellectual property matters, including patent infringement and validity assessments, freedom-to-operate analyses, intellectual property litigation, and patent and trademark prosecution. Rich has particular technical expertise in the life sciences and has assisted clients with intellectual property analyses in preparation for filing Abbreviated New Drug Applications.

  • Conducted non-infringement, invalidity, and freedom-to-operate analyses on behalf of generic pharmaceutical companies in preparation for filing Abbreviated New Drug Applications.
  • Represented pharmaceutical company in arbitration regarding licensing of therapeutic monoclonal antibodies.
  • Represented patent owners in investigating competitor's potentially infringing products and conducting infringement analyses.
  • Managed and prosecuted portfolio of U.S. and international patent applications for novel uses of therapeutic compounds.
  • Represented various clients in enforcing trademark rights.

  • Pennsylvania Supreme Court
  • United States Supreme Court
  • United States Courts of Appeals - Federal Circuit, Third Circuit
  • United States District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania
  • United States Patent & Trademark Office

  • Pennsylvania Governor's Commission on Asian Pacific American Affairs (Commissioner)
  • Allegheny County Bar Association (Asian Attorneys Committee (Chair, 2010-2012), Committee for Diversity and Inclusion)
  • Asian Pacific American Bar Association of Pennsylvania (Board of Directors, Finance Committee Chair, Statewide Outreach Committee Co-Chair, Marutani Fellowship Committee, Policy Committee)
  • Q. Todd Dickinson Intellectual Property American Inn of Court (Secretary, Membership Chair)
  • Pittsburgh Intellectual Property Law Association (Program Committee)
  • Hearing Committee Member serving the Disciplinary Board of the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania
  • American Civil Liberties Union, Greater Pittsburgh Chapter (Board of Directors, Legal Committee, Public Education Committee)
  • Brown University Alumni Club of Pittsburgh (President)
  • Guest Lecturer on trademark issues and privacy issues with the Internet for U.S. District Judge Arthur Schwab's Grove City College undergraduate business course on legal aspects of managing technology (2008-2011)

  • Harvard Law School, J.D.
    • Harvard Journal of Law & Technology - Article Editor
  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology, S.M., Toxicology
    • Research focused on developing model for enterohemorrhagic Escherichia coli pathogenesis
    • MIT Presidential Fellowship
  • Brown University, Sc.B. with honors, Biochemistry, magna cum laude

United States District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania, Law Clerk to the Honorable Cathy Bissoon, United States District Judge (2010-2012)
Reed Smith LLP, Associate (2005-2010)