Rick Witcher received his B.S. in Electrical Engineering, cum laude, from North Carolina State University, and J.D., with honors, from University of North Carolina. Prior to his law career, Rick worked as an engineer at both Nortel Networks and Burlington Industries.
Rick is licensed to practice in New York, and North Carolina, and is registered to practice before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, and before various federal district and appellate courts. Rick has prepared and prosecuted patent applications in a wide range of technology areas but focuses his practice on the preparation and prosecution of patent applications specializing in the telecommunications, and microprocessor/chip areas. He has been practicing patent law for over 17 years.