Richard D. FladungRichard Fladung Clark Hill
Richard D. Fladung
Richard (Rick) Fladung represents clients in complex lawsuits and disputes for patent, trademark, trade dress, copyright and trade secret litigation while obtaining and maintaining intellectual property portfolios across many industries such as the automotive, manufacturing, retail, hospitality, transportation and logistics industries.
Rick prepares and prosecutes patent and trademark applications and has been lead counsel in patent re-examination proceedings before the United States Patent and Trademark Office. He also provides opinions to and counsels clients on technology matters.
Prior to joining Clark Hill, Rick was a partner in the intellectual property section of an international law firm and a stockholder in the Houston intellectual property law firm of Pravel, Hewitt & Kimball, P.C. During law school, Rick served as a legal aide to the Speaker of the House in the Kansas State Capitol. Before attending law school, Rick acquired engineering experience with a major international consulting engineering firm, which included travel to the Middle East.