Richard Peters

Head of Intellectual Property Practice

Richard Peters has practiced law for ten years and has extensive experience drafting and prosecuting patent applications in the software, electrical, semiconductor, computer networking and data management fields. In addition, he has written patent applications for a number of large companies including Texas Instruments, VMWare, LSI Logic, NVIDIA and NetApp. Currently Mr. Peters specializes in assisting startups to develop their patent and trademark portfolios.

“Four patents drafted by Mr. Peters for an Inventus Law client were recently purchased by Apple Inc.”

In addition to the practice of law, Mr. Peters has experience as a software developer with a biometrics application startup. He is also listed as a co-inventor on several issued patents and pending patent applications involving human/computer interface and smartphone technologies such as “EXPECTATION ASSISTED TEXT MESSAGING – US 2012/0094700.”

In his free time, Mr. Peters enjoys rock climbing and playing chess.

Bar Admissions

  • California
  • New Mexico


  • B.A., Physics, Sonoma State University, with minors in electrical engineering and mathematics
  • J.D., University of New Mexico

Registered to practice with the United States Patent and Trademark Office