Richard J. Stark
Rick is a partner in Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP’s Litigation Department. His practice emphasizes intellectual property, antitrust, and other technologically intensive litigation for both plaintiffs and defendants. For almost 30 years, Rick has litigated patent infringement and antitrust cases in areas including pharmaceuticals and biotechnology, software and computer systems, microelectronics, automotive engines, and chemical processes. He has represented a range of clients including Qualcomm, Alarm.com, IBM, Xerox, Bristol-Myers Squibb and Mylan. Rick is a registered patent attorney and is admitted to practice in New York, California and Connecticut, as well as the Federal Circuit, and numerous other federal courts. He received an A.B. from Harvard College, with a dual concentration in Government and Computer Science; an M.S. in Computer Science from the Columbia University School of Engineering and Applied Science; and a J.D. from New York University School of Law. Rick joined Cravath in 1991 and became a partner in 1999.