"Invention is the most important product of man's creative brain. The ultimate purpose is the complete mastery over the material world, the harnessing of human nature to human needs."
Richard Brooks is a registered patent agent with a background in biomedical engineering. Mr. Brooks earned a Bachelor of Science in Biomedical Engineering from the University at Buffalo in 2016. Mr. Brooks is currently a third year law student at the University at Buffalo School of Law, where he is pursuing a concentration in intellectual property and serving as an Executive Publication Editor of the Buffalo Law Review. Mr. Brooks evaluates inventions for patentability, drafts patent applications and replies to office actions, assesses infringement, and evaluates the availability of trademarks for use and registration.
Prior to law school, Mr. Brooks worked in the Orthopaedics Research Laboratory at the University at Buffalo. While there, he focused on the corrosion of implanted biomaterials and co-authored a peer-reviewed paper in Materials Science & Engineering.
Emily K. Brooks, Richard P. Brooks, Mark T. Ehrensberger, Effects of simulated inflammation on the corrosion of 316L stainless steel, Materials Science & Engineering C (2016).