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Sean P. Ritchie

Sean Ritchie is a Patent Attorney and member of the firm's Intellectual Property & Technology group. His practice focuses on intellectual property protection, including counseling clients on patent infringement, patentability, patent drafting, and patent prosecution. With an academic background in bioengineering, Sean's practice primarily focuses on chemical, life sciences, and materials science technologies. He also handles FDA compliance issues for medical devices.

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Bar Admissions
Pennsylvania
Tennessee
United States Patent and Trademark Office
Memberships
American Bar Association
Pennsylvania Bar Association, IP Section, past treasurer; IP Section, Patent Committee, past chair; IP Section, past delegate
Tennessee Bar Association
Nashville Bar Association
Association Of University Technology Managers (AUTM)
Education
Prior to Stites & Harbison

Prior to joining Stites & Harbison in 2016, Sean was with McNees Wallace & Nurick LLC in Pennsylvania. Prior to that, he was in-house counsel for a biotechnology company where he focused on healthcare and medical device regulation. Sean is certified in neurophysiological introperative monitoring, and has spent time in the operating room monitoring somatosensory responses from patients during various vascular and neurological surgeries.

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Client Alerts

New Guidance from the USPTO Aims to Clarify Patent-Eligible Subject Matter Determination

On January 7, 2019, the USPTO released updated guidance on how Patent Examiners should determine whether an invention is directed to subject matter that is eligible for patent protection under 35 U.S.C. § 101.

by Sean P. Ritchie and Terry L. Wright January 15, 2019
Press Releases

Stites & Harbison Promotes Five Attorneys in 2019

LOUISVILLE, Ky.—Stites & Harbison, PLLC announced today that five attorneys have been promoted within the law firm effective January 2019.

by Stites & Harbison, PLLC January 04, 2019
Press Releases

Stites & Harbison welcomes Sean Ritchie to the Nashville office

NASHVILLE, Tenn.—Stites & Harbison, PLLC welcomes attorney Sean Ritchie to the Nashville office. He joins the Intellectual Property & Technology Service Group. “Sean’s skill set expands...
by Stites & Harbison, PLLC March 03, 2016